Cricetus cf. runtonensis (NEWTON, 1909) (Cricetidae, Rodentia) from Za Hájovnou Cave (Moravia, the Czech Republic).

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Fossil Imprint / Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B - Historia Naturalis | 2014/70/1-2

Isolated finds of a fossil hamster from Za Hájovnou Cave are attributed to the Middle Pleistocene taxon Cricetus cf. runtonensis NEWTON, 1909 on the basis of morphometric data. Their occurrence within the rusty deposits of the Kopaná chodba cave section probably indicates a rather humid and mild climate during the time of fossil accumulation.

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