Neocricetodon Schaub 1934 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Synonyms: Epicricetodon Kretzoi 1941, Karstocricetus Kordos 1987, Kowalskia Fahlbusch 1969

Parent taxon: Cricetinae according to M. Freudenthal et al. 1998

See also Qiu and Storch 2000

Sister taxa: Apocricetus, Collimys, Cricetini, Cricetinus, Cricetulodon, Cricetulus, Democricetodon, Karydomys, Leidymini, Megacricetodon, Mesocricetus, Neacomys, Onychomys, Peromyscini, Peromyscus, Phodopus, Rotundomys, Symmetrodontomys

Subtaxa: Kowalskia browni Kowalskia gansunica Kowalskia intermedia Kowalskia magna Kowalskia moldavica Kowalskia nestori Kowalskia similis Kowalskia yinanensis Kowalskia zhengi Neocricetodon ambarrensis Neocricetodon fahlbuschi Neocricetodon lavocati Neocricetodon occidentalis Neocricetodon polonicus Neocricetodon sesae Neocricetodon skofleki

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Type: Kowalskia polonica

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Germany (1 collection), Poland (1), Ukraine (1)

• MN 13 of France (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), France (2), Greece (1), Moldova (1), Spain (12)

Total: 22 collections including 25 occurrences

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