Full reference: O. Maridet, W.-Y. Wu, J. Ye, S.-D. Bi, X.-J. Ni and J. Meng. 2011. Early Miocene cricetids (Rodentia) from the Junggar basin (Xinjiang, China) and their biochronological implications. Geobios 44(5):445-459
Type specimen: IVVP V16899.11, a tooth (left [upper] M2). Its type locality is XJ 200114, which is in a MN 3 terrestrial horizon in the Suosuoquan Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore