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Cricetulodon lucentensis Freudenthal et al. 1991 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 94017

Alternative combination: Neocricetodon lucentensis

Full reference: M. Freudenthal, J.I. Lacomba, and E. Martín Suaréz. 1991. The Cricetidae (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the Late Miocene of Crevillente (prov. Alicante, Spain). Scripta Geologica 96:9-46

Belongs to Cricetulodon according to M. Freudenthal et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Cricetulodon bugesiensis, Cricetulodon hartenbergeri, Cricetulodon meini, Cricetulodon sabadellensis

Type specimen: RGM 404677, a tooth (m1 inf. dext.). Its type locality is Crevillente 17, which is in a MN 12 terrestrial horizon in Spain.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 2.14 x 1.31

Estimated body mass: 51.0 g based on m1 length