Apodemus Kaup 1829 (Eurasian field mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Parent taxon: Muridae according to A. van de Weerd 1973

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Aethomys, Afrocricetodontinae, Allorattus, Anthracomys, Arvicanthis, Bolomys, Castillomys, Castorina, Castromys, Centralomys, Chiropodomys, Colomys, Dasymys, Deomyinae, Echymina, Extrarius, Gerbillinae, Gerbua, Grammomys, Hapalomys, Huaxiamys, Huerzelerimys, Hydromina, Hyomys, Karnimata, Kritimys, Lemniscomys, Mastacomys, Mastomys, Micromys, Mikrotia, Murina, Murinae, Myocricetodontinae, Myotomys, Mysops, Nesokia, Occitanomys, Ochrotomys, Orientalomys, Papagomys, Paraethomys, Parapelomys, Parapodemus, Parotomys, Pelomys, Praomys, Proceromys, Progonomys, Rhabdomys, Rhagapodemus, Rhagomys, Saccostomus, Saidomys, Steatomys, Stephanomys, Tachyoryctoidinae, Thallomys, Thamnomys, Valerimys, Zelotomys

Subtaxa: Apodemus agrarius Apodemus gudrunae Apodemus lii Apodemus mystacinus

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Type: Mus agrarius

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (4), Georgia (1), Germany (11), Greece (23), Hungary (5), Israel (2), Italy (22), Japan (3), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Romania (3), Spain (20), Syria (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Afghanistan (1), China (5), France (6), Germany (2), Greece (24), Hungary (5), Italy (4), Moldova (1), Poland (1), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (21), Turkey (1)

• MN 13 of China (2), Greece (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (3)

• Miocene of Greece (8), Italy (36), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (5)

Total: 244 collections including 284 occurrences

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