Cynomyoides Korth 1996 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1996. A New Genus of Prairie Dog (Sciuridae, Rodentia) From the Miocene (Barstovian of Montana and Clarendonian of Nebraska) and the Classification of Nearctic Ground Squirrels (Marmotini). Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 23:109-113

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to W. W. Korth 1996

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, 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: Cynomyoides vatis

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Type: Cynomyoides vatis

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Bluejay Quarry (Miocene of Nebraska)

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