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Muroidea (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Muroidea Illiger
1958Muroidea Wood p. 172
1988Muroidea Carroll
1999Muroidea Nowak
2002Muroidea Montgelard et al. p. 230

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:04:46
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:04:46
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1999, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Duchesnean to the top of the Holocene or 40.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 37.2 Ma

Collections (2480 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Irdinmanhan48.6 - 37.2Kazakhstan Pappocricetodon kazakstanicus, Zhungaromys gromovi (177047 177048 177049)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Nei Mongol) Pappocricetodon zhongtianensis, Pappocricetodon sp., Pappocricetodon neimongolensis (89041)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Henan) Palasiomys conulus, Raricricetodon trapezius (174738)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Shanxi) Palasiomys yuanquensis (174907)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Jiangsu) Pappocricetodon antiquus (37493)
Sharamurunian48.6 - 37.2China (Shanxi) Cricetodon schaubi (41116)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2Canada (Saskatchewan) Eumys sp. (16845)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) Eumys spokanensis (16925)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Eumys sp. (16979)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Eumys sp. (16977)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Scottimus viduus (17009)
Late/Upper Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Cricetidae indet., Eumys elegans (16981)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Nei Mongol) Pappocricetodon sp., Eocricetodon borealis, Oxynocricetodon erenensis (174913) Pappocricetodon sp., Pappocricetodon antiquus (174914)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Serbia and Montenegro (Pčinja) Edirnella nov. sp. 1, Witenia europea, Bustrania dissimile, Mogilia miloshi, Paracricetodon stojanovici (196815)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Eucricetodon atavus (39300)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Yunnan) Eucricetodon leptaleos (175390) Eucricetodon meridionalis, Eucricetodon leptaleos (175389 175392)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Serbia and Montenegro (Pirotska oblast ) Spalacinae sp., Edirnella sp., Mogilia miloshi (196835)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Henan) Pappocricetodon rencunensis (42526) Pappocricetodon rencunensis, Raricricetodon minor, Raricricetodon zhongtiaensis (41120)
Ulangochuian37.2 - 33.9China (Nei Mongol) Eucricetodon sp., Eucricetodon wangae, Pappocricetodon siziwangqiensis (73811)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Montana) Eumys cricetodontoides (17074 17154) Eumys elegans (17137) Eumys exiguus (17075) Eumys obliquidens (17109) Eumys sp. (17138) Scottimus sp., Wilsoneumys sp., Eumys brachyodus, Eumys elegans, Eumys parvidens, Scottimus viduus (17090)