Arctomyoides Bryant 1945 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: M. D. Bryant. 1945. Phylogeny of Nearctic Sciuridae. American Midland Naturalist 33(2):257-390

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to M. D. Bryant 1945

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Albanensia, 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: Arctomyoides arctomyoides Arctomyoides oregonensis

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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