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Mikrotia Freudenthal 2006 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Muridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 94242

Synonym: Microtia Freudenthal 1976 [replaced name] (taxon 54019)

Full reference: M. Freudenthal. 2006. Mikrotia nomen novum for Microtia Freudenthal 1976 (Mammalia, Rodentia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(3):784

Parent taxon: Muridae according to M. Freudenthal 2006

Sister taxa: Aethomys, Afrocricetodontinae, Allorattus, Antemus, Anthracomys, Apodemus, Arvicanthis, Bolomys, Castillomys, Castorina, Castromys, Centralomys, Chiropodomys, Colomys, Dasymys, Deomyinae, Echymina, Gerbillinae, Gerbua, Grammomys, Hapalomys, Huaxiamys, Huerzelerimys, Hydromina, Hyomys, Karnimata, Lemniscomys, Mastacomys, Mastomys, Micromys, Murina, Murinae, Myocricetodontinae, Myotomys, Nesokia, Occitanomys, Ochrotomys, Orientalomys, Papagomys, Paraethomys, Parapelomys, Parapodemus, Parotomys, Pelomys, Praomys, Proceromys, Progonomys, Rhabdomys, Rhagapodemus, Rhagomys, Saccostomus, Saidomys, Steatomys, Stephanomys, Tachyoryctoidinae, Thallomys, Thamnomys, Valerimys, Zelotomys

Subtaxa: Microtia magna, Microtia maiuscula, Microtia parva

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore