Karydomys

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Karydomys
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Democricetodontinae
Genus: Karydomys
Theocharopoulos2000
Type species
Karydomys symeonidisi
Species

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Karydomys is a genus of fossil Eurasian hamster-like rodents in the subfamily Democricetodontinae from the Langhian stage in the middle Miocene epoch.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Maridet, Olivier; Wu, Wen-Yu; Ye, Jie; Bi, Shun-Dong; Ni, Xi-Jun; Meng, Jin (September 2011). "Early Miocene cricetids (Rodentia) from the Junggar basin (Xinjiang, China) and their biochronological implications". Geobios 44 (5): 445–459. doi:10.1016/j.geobios.2010.09.004. 
  2. ^ Kordikova, Elena G.; Bruijn, Hans (December 2001). "Early miocene rodents from the Aktau Mountains (South-Eastern Kazakhstan)". Senckenbergiana lethaea 81 (2): 391–405. doi:10.1007/BF03042791. 
  3. ^ Mors, Thomas; Kalthoff, Daniela C. (November 2004). "A new species of Karydomys (Rodentia, Mammalia) and a systematic re-evaluation of this rare Eurasian Miocene hamster". Palaeontology 47 (6): 1387–1405. doi:10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00413.x.