Miopetaurista Kretzoi 1962 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Synonym: Cryptopterus Mein 1970

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

See also Alroy 2002, Daxner-Höck and Mein 1975, de Bruijn et al. 1980, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Miopetaurista crusafonti Miopetaurista dehmi Miopetaurista diescalidus Miopetaurista gaillardi Miopetaurista gibberosa Miopetaurista lappi Miopetaurista neogrivensis Miopetaurista thaleri Miopetaurista tobieni Miopetaurista webbi

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Type: Sciuropterus albanensis

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of France (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (3), France (2), Germany (12), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Spain (1), Switzerland (3)

Total: 36 collections including 39 occurrences

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