Glaucomys Thomas 1908 (flying squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Parent taxon: Pteromyinae according to J. M. Mercer and V. L. Roth 2003

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxa: Aeretes, Aeromys, Belomys, Eoglaucomys, Eupetaurus, Hylopetes, Iomys, Miopetaurista, Petaurillus, Petaurista, Petauristini, Petinomys, Pteromys, Pteromyscus, Trogopterus

Subtaxa: Glaucomys sabrinus Glaucomys volans

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Ecology: gliding granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (38: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

Total: 38 collections including 49 occurrences

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