Albanensia Daxner-Höck and Mein 1975 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: G. Daxner-Höck and P. Mein. 1975. Taxonomische Probleme um das Genus Miopetaurista Kretzoi, 1962 (Fam. Sciuridae). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 49(1/2):75-77

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to G. Daxner-Höck and P. Mein 1975

See also McKenna and Bell 1997 and Pickford et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, 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: Albanensia albanensis Albanensia grimmi Albanensia sansaniensis

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (5 collections), France (2), Germany (2), Hungary (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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