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Paracricetodon dehmi Hrubesh 1957 (mouse)

Mammalia - Glires - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 118350

Synonyms: Paracricetodon kavakderensis Unay-Bayraktar 1989 (no. 118352), Paracricetodon kodjayarmensis Unay-Bayraktar 1989 (no. 118353)

Belongs to Paracricetodon according to Hrubesh 1957

Sister taxa: Paracricetodon cadurcensis, Paracricetodon confluens, Paracricetodon gracilis, Paracricetodon spectabilis, Paracricetodon stojanovici, Paracricetodon walgeri, Paracricetodon wentgesi

Type specimens:

  • Paracricetodon dehmi: Its type locality is Bernloch 1, which is in a MP 23 terrestrial horizon in Germany
  • Paracricetodon kavakderensis: Its type locality is Kavakdere, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial claystone in the Lignite-Sandstone Formation of Turkey.
  • Paracricetodon kodjayarmensis: Its type locality is Kocayarma, which is in an Oligocene channel claystone in the Lignite-Sandstone Formation of Turkey.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore