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Cricetops Matthew and Granger 1923 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41755

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1923. Nine new rodents from the Oligocene of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 102:1-10

Parent taxon: Cricetopinae according to O. Maridet and X. Ni 2013

Sister taxa: Aralocricetodon, Deperetomys, Enginia, Meteamys, Mirabella, Muhsinia, Paracricetops, Selenomys

Subtaxa: Cricetops auster, Cricetops caducus, Cricetops dormitor, Cricetops minor

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Type: Cricetops dormitor

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore