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Megacricetodon Fahlbusch 1964 (mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 121093

Alternative spelling: Democricetodon (Megacricetodon)

Full reference: V. Fahlbusch. 1964. Die Cricetiden (Mamm.) der Oberen SŁŖwasser-Molasse Bayerns (Cricetids of the Upper Freshwater Molasse of Bavaria). Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften; mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse; Abhandlungen, neue Folge 118:1-136

Parent taxon: Cricetinae according to O. Maridet et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Apocricetus, Collimys, Cricetini, Cricetinus, Cricetulodon, Cricetulus, Democricetodon, Karydomys, Leidymini, Mesocricetus, Neacomys, Neocricetodon, Onychomys, Peromyscini, Peromyscus, Phodopus, Rotundomys, Symmetrodontomys

Subtaxa: Megacricetodon (Collongomys), Megacricetodon (Megacricetodon), Megacricetodon andrewsi, Megacricetodon bavaricus, Megacricetodon beijiangensis, Megacricetodon bourgeoisi, Megacricetodon collongensis, Megacricetodon crusafonti, Megacricetodon debruijni, Megacricetodon dzhungaricus, Megacricetodon gregarius, Megacricetodon ibericus, Megacricetodon lopezae, Megacricetodon minor, Megacricetodon minutus, Megacricetodon primitivus, Megacricetodon pusillus, Megacricetodon rafaeli, Megacricetodon similis, Megacricetodon sinensis, Megacricetodon yei

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore