Sciurotamias Miller 1901 (Chinese rock squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

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

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, Sciurion, Tamiasciurini, Vulcanisciurus, Xerini

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (3 collections)

• Pliocene of Poland (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of China (6)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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