Nototamias Pratt and Morgan 1989 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: A. E. Pratt and G. S. Morgan. 1989. New Sciuridae (Mammalia: Rodentia) from the Early Miocene Thomas Farm Local Fauna, Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(1):89-100

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to A. E. Pratt and G. S. Morgan 1989

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, Heteroxerus, Marmotini, Miosciurus, Miospermophilus, 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: Nototamias hulberti Nototamias quadratus

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Panama (1 collection), United States (12: California, Florida, Louisiana, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (9: California, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (3: Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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