†family Sciuravidae Miller and Gidley 1918 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuravidae

Parent taxon: Protrogomorpha according to A. E. Wood 1958

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Akmaiomys, Floresomys, Ischyromyoidea, Jimomys, Laredomyidae, Marfilomys, Meliakrouniomys, Protoptychidae, Pseudoparamys, Texomys

Subtaxa: Guanajuatomys Knightomys Pauromys Prolapsus Sciuravus Taxymys Tillomys

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (2 collections), Mexico (1), United States (225: California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 228 collections including 283 occurrences

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