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Allorattus engesseri Qiu and Storch 2000 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Muridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109456

Full reference: Z. Qiu and G. Storch. 2000. The early Pliocene Micromammalian Fauna of Bilike, Inner Mongolia, China (Mammalia: Lipotyphla, Chiroptera, Rodentia, Lagomorpha). Senckenbergiana lethaea 80(1):173-229

Belongs to Allorattus according to Z. Qiu and G. Storch 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V11935, a tooth (M1 sup. dext.). Its type locality is Bilike, which is in a Pliocene lacustrine horizon in China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore