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Eocricetodon borealis Wang 2007 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 332799

Full reference: B.-Y. Wang. 2007. Late Eocene cricetids (Rodentia, Mammalia) from Nei Mongol, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 45(3):195-212

Belongs to Eocricetodon according to H. Gomes Rodrigues et al. 2010

Sister taxon: Eocricetodon meridionalis

Type specimen: IVPP V14987, a tooth (Left M1). Its type locality is East of the Erenhot railway station, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Houldjin Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore