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Temporal range: Early Oligocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Myophiomyidae
Subfamily: Phiocricetomyinae
Lavocat, 1973
Genus: Phiocricetomys
Wood, 1968

Phiocricetomys is an extinct genus of rodent from Africa. It is the only genus in the subfamily Phiocricetomyinae.


  • Lavocat, R. 1973. Les rongeurs du Miocčne d’Afrique Orientale. Memoires et travaux Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Institut Montpellier, 1:1-284.
  • Simons, E.L. and Wood, A.E. 1968. Early Cenozoic mammalian faunas, Fayum Province, Egypt. Part II, the African Oligocene Rodentia. Peabody Museum Bulletin, 28:23-105.