Myomimus aquatilis de Bruijn and Moltzer 1974 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Alternative combination: Peridyromys aquatilis

Full reference: H. de Bruijn and J. G. Moltzer. 1974. The rodents from Rubielos de Mora; the first evidence of the existence of different biotopes in the Early Miocene of eastern Spain. Proceedings van de Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, Series B 77(2):129-145

Belongs to Myomimus according to H. de Bruijn and J. G. Moltzer 1974

See also Daams and de Bruijn 1995

Sister taxa: Myomimus bulgaricus, Myomimus dehmi, Myomimus judaicus, Myomimus maritsensis, Myomimus multicrestatus, Myomimus personatus, Myomimus qafzensis, Myomimus roachi, Myomimus setzeri, Myomimus sinensis, Myomimus sumbalenwalicus

Type specimen: IVAU RM 219, M1,2 sup. dext., a set of teeth. Its type locality is Rubielos de Mora 2, which is in a MN 3 terrestrial horizon in Spain.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Miocene of France (1 collection), Spain (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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