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Muscardinus avellanarius Linnaeus 1758 (hazel dormouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Gliridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 131716

Alternative combination: Mus avellanarius

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Muscardinus according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Muscardinus austriacus, Muscardinus crusafonti, Muscardinus cyclopeus, Muscardinus dacicus, Muscardinus davidi, Muscardinus heintzi, Muscardinus helleri, Muscardinus hispanicus, Muscardinus pliocaenicus, Muscardinus sansaniensis, Muscardinus thaleri, Muscardinus vallesiensis, Muscardinus vireti, Eomuscardinus sansaniensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore