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Subfamily Platacanthomyinae Alston 1876 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia

PaleoDB taxon number: 67986

Alternative spelling: Platacanthomyidae

Parent taxon: Muroidea according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Cricetidae, Cricetopsinae, Eucricetodontidae, Eumuroida, Heterocricetodontidae, Lophiomyinae, Myospalacinae, Pseudocricetodontidae, Spalacidae

Subtaxa: Neocometes, Platacanthomys, Typhlomys

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore