Subfamily Cricetinae Fischer von Waldheim 1817 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Cricetidae according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

See also Baskin 1978, de Bruijn et al. 1970, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lindsay et al. 2016 and Maridet et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Abelmoschomys, Aktaumys, Allocricetus, Allospalax, Alticola, Anatolomys, Andinomys, Antecalomys, Aralocricetodon, Aratomys, Argyromys, Arvicolinae, Baiomys, Baranomys, Basirepomys, Blancomys, Chardinomys, Cimarronomys, Copemys, Cricetodontinae, Cricetopinae, Dankomys, Democricetodontinae, Desmodillus, Dolomys, Ellobius, Eocricetodon, Eoeumys, Eolagurus, Eucricetodontinae, Eumyarioninae, Eumys, Galushamys, Geringia, Germanomys, Gnomomys, Goniodontomys, Guildayomys, Hesperomyini, Hibbardomys, Hodomys, Ischymomys, Isthmomys, Jacobsomys, Kanisamys, Kislangia, Lagurodon, Lartetomys, Laugaritiomys, Leakeymys, Leidymys, Lemmiscus, Leukaristomys, Loupomys, Melissiodontinae, Microcricetus, Microtinae, Microtocricetus, Microtodon, Microtoscoptes, Mictomys, Myocricetodon, Nannocricetus, Nelsonia, Neotominae, Neotomini, Ogmodontomys, Palasiomys, Pappocricetodontinae, Paracricetodontinae, Paracricetulus, Paramicrotoscoptes, Paratarsomys, Paronychomys, Plesiocricetodon, Plioctomys, Pliomys, Pliotomodon, Poamys, Podomys, Primus, Promimomys, Propliomys, Prosomys, Prospalax, Protatera, Prototomys, Pseudocricetodontinae, Pseudocricetops, Pseudomyscus, Pterospalax, Raricricetodontinae, Repomys, Rhinocricetus, Rhizospalax, Scottimus, Sigmodontinae, Sinocricetus, Stachomys, Trilophomys, Tylomyinae, Tyrrhenicola, Ungaromys, Vallaris, Willeumys, Wilsoneumys, Yatkolamys, Zhungaromys, Zramys, Zygodontomys

Subtaxa: Apocricetus Collimys Cricetini Cricetinus Cricetulodon Cricetulus Democricetodon Karydomys Leidymini Megacricetodon Mesocricetus Neacomys Neocricetodon Onychomys Peromyscini Peromyscus Phodopus Rotundomys Symmetrodontomys

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Canada (3: Alberta, British Columbia), China (3), the Czech Republic (3), France (5), Georgia (1), Germany (10), Greece (7), Hungary (21), Israel (5), Italy (11), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (7), Poland (1), Romania (14), the Russian Federation (2), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (2), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (183: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (61: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (2)

• Pliocene of Austria (1), China (3), France (9), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Kazakhstan (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (5), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2), United States (2: Florida, Idaho)

• MN 13 of France (1), Greece (1), Spain (2)

• Hemphillian of United States (17: Arizona, California, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Germany (1), Greece (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (16), France (23), Germany (53), Greece (10), Hungary (3), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (1), Moldova (1), Mongolia (1), Pakistan (17), Poland (2), Portugal (5), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (2), South Korea (1), Spain (47), Switzerland (44), Thailand (1), Turkey (4), United States (16: California, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (4: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (8: California, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon)

• Oligocene to Miocene of China (1)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Pakistan (1), United States (10: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 686 collections including 1036 occurrences

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