Named By: Yuri Kimura - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Rodentia, Dipodidae.
Species: O. fui (type).
Known locations: China, Inner Mongolia.
Time period: Burdigalian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Omoiosicista is a genus of dipodid mammal that lived in Inner Mongolia during the Miocene. Dipodid mammals are today known as jumping mice because these rodents are capable of hopping and jumping while standing on just the hind feet.
- New material of dipodid rodents (Dipodidae, Rodentia) from the early Miocene of Gashunyinadege, Nei Mongol, China. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30 (6): 1860 - 1873. - Yuri Kimura - 2010.