Comtia Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: M. Vianey-Liaud, B. Comte, B. Marandat, S. Peigné, J.-C. Rage and J. Sudre. 2014. A new early late Oligocene (MP 26) continental vertebrate fauna from Saint-Privat-des-Vieux (Alès Basin, Gard, Southern France). Geodiversitas 36(4):565-622

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to M. Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Comtia bernardi

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Type: Comtia bernardi

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Saint-Privat-des-Vieux (Oligocene of France)

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