Paenemarmota Hibbard and Schultz 1948 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: C. W. Hibbard and C. B. Schultz. 1948. A new Sciurid of Blancan Age from Kansa and Nebraska. Bulletin of the Nebraska State Museum 3(3):1-11

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Hibbard and Schultz 1948 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, Heteroxerus, Marmotini, Miosciurus, Miospermophilus, Nototamias, Oligosciurus, Palaearctomys, Palaeosciurus, Parapaenemarmota, Paratamias, Petauristodon, Pliopetaurista, Pliopetes, Pliosciuropterus, Prospermophilus, Protosciurus, Protospermophilus, Protoxerini, Pteromyinae, Ratufini, Sciurillus, Sciurinae, Sciurini, Sciurion, Sciurotamias, Tamiasciurini, Vulcanisciurus, Xerini

Subtaxa: Paenemarmota barbouri Paenemarmota mexicana Paenemarmota sawrockensis

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of Mexico (3 collections), United States (16: Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Washington)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (2), United States (2: Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Idaho)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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