Oligosciurus Wang and Qiu 2004 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: B.-Y. Wang and Z.-X. Qiu. 2004. Discovery of early Oligocene mammalian fossils from Danghe area, Gansu, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42(2):130-143

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to B.-Y. Wang and Z.-X. Qiu 2004

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, Heteroxerus, Marmotini, Miosciurus, Miospermophilus, Nototamias, Paenemarmota, Palaearctomys, Palaeosciurus, Parapaenemarmota, Paratamias, Petauristodon, Pliopetaurista, Pliopetes, Pliosciuropterus, Prospermophilus, Protosciurus, Protospermophilus, Protoxerini, Pteromyinae, Ratufini, Sciurillus, Sciurinae, Sciurini, Sciurion, Sciurotamias, Tamiasciurini, Vulcanisciurus, Xerini

Subtaxa: Oligosciurus dangheensis

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Type: Oligosciurus dangheensis

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Danghe River (IVPP Loc. DH 200102) (Oligocene of China)

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