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Cricetus cricetus Linnaeus 1758 (European hamster)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 118984

Alternative combination: Mus cricetus

Synonym: Cricetus germanicus Kerr 1792 (taxon 233912)

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 Cricetus according to P. Mein and M. Freudenthal 1971

Sister taxa: Cricetus barrieri, Cricetus kormosi, Cricetus lophidens

Ecology: scansorial insectivore