Parapaenemarmota Martin 1998 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: J. E. Martin. 1998. Two new sciurids, Eutamias malloryi and Parapaenemarmota (Rodentia), from the late Miocene (Hemphillian) of northern Oregon. Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum Research Report 6:31-42

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to J. E. Martin 1998

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

Subtaxa: Parapaenemarmota oregonensis Parapaenemarmota pattersoni

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of Mexico (2 collections), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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