Heteroxerus Stehlin and Schaub 1951 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, 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: Heteroxerus grivensis

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (20 collections), Germany (17), Portugal (1), Spain (23), Switzerland (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of France (2), Germany (3), Spain (2)

Total: 73 collections including 81 occurrences

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