Pliomys

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Pliomys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Arvicolinae
Tribe: Pliomyini
Genus: Pliomys
Méhely, 1914
Species

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Pliomys is an extinct genus of forest voles, subfamily Arvicolinae, tribe Pliomyini (Musser and Carleton, 2005). One member is the extinct species Pliomys episcopalis. The genus was described by Méhely in 1914, and is paraphyletic with respect to Dinaromys.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mikko's Phylogeny Archive". Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.