Sciurion Skwara 1986 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: T. Skwara. 1986. A New "Flying Squirrel" (Rodentia: Sciuridae) from the Early Miocene of Southwestern Saskatchewan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 6(3):290-294

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to T. Skwara 1986

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Sciurion campestre

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Type: Sciurion campestre

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Topham (Miocene of Saskatchewan)

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