Alternative combination: Paramys nitidus
Synonym: Colonomys celer Marsh 1872
Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals and birds from the Tertiary formation of the West. American Journal of Science 2(8):120-127
Sister taxa: Sciuravus altidens, Sciuravus bridgeri, Sciuravus eucristadens, Sciuravus inclinatus, Sciuravus metalinguas, Sciuravus nexus, Sciuravus popi, Sciuravus powayensis, Sciuravus rarus, Sciuravus wilsoni
- Sciuravus nitidus: Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming
- Colonomys celer:
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
• Eocene of United States (69: Wyoming collections)
Total: 69 collections each including a single occurrence
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