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Pteromyinae

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Petauristini de Bruijn et al. p. 248
2003Pteromyinae Mercer and Roth

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
subfamilyPteromyinae
subfamilyPteromyinae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: granivoref
Diet 2: frugivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:04:24
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1991

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the MN 3 to the top of the Holocene or 20.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 16.9 Ma

Collections (92 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Spain (Valencia) Miopetaurista sp. (35751)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Greece Aliveria brinkerinki, Aliveria luteyni, Miopetaurista dehmi (68032)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97China (Jiangsu) Miopetaurista sp. 1, Miopetaurista sp. 2 (41813 43400)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia) Aliveria luteyni (39714) Aliveria luteyni, Miopetaurista dehmi (199780 199781 199782)
MN 320.0 - 16.9Germany (Bavaria) Miopetaurista dehmi (68040)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Austria (Styria) Miopetaurista dehmi, Hylopetes hoeckarum (74538 74539)
MN 416.9 - 15.97France (Gers) Miopetaurista sp. (69099)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Switzerland (Sankt Gallen) Miopetaurista sp. (46284)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Germany (Bayern) Miopetaurista sp. (45612 45613)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Germany Hylopetes sp., Miopetaurista lappi (46955)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Germany (Bayern) Miopetaurista dehmi (44955 44971 44974 44975 44976 44977) Miopetaurista sp. (45597)
MN 515.97 - 13.65France (Midi-Pyrenees Region) Miopetaurista dehmi (32071)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Switzerland (Sankt Gallen) Miopetaurista sp. (46285)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Poland (Silesia) Miopetaurista gaillardi, Miopetaurista gibberosa (42594) Miopetaurista gibberosa (42588)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608China (Nei Mongol) Miopetaurista sp. (13484)
MN 613.65 - 12.75Germany (Bayern) Miopetaurista sp. (45614)
MN 613.65 - 12.75Portugal (Santarém) Miopetaurista gaillardi (38137)
MN 613.65 - 12.75Switzerland (Zürich) Miopetaurista sp. (46238)
MN 7 + 812.75 - 11.1Switzerland (Baselland) Cryptopterus gaillardi (49421)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Greece (Crete) Hylopetes sp. (183151)
MN 911.1 - 9.7Hungary (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén) Miopetaurista sp., Hylopetes sp. (75481)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333China (Yunnan) Hylopetes sp. (11798 44220 44221 44223 44224)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece Hylopetes sp. A (31940)
Turolian8.7 - 5.333Greece (Central Macedonia) Hylopetes macedoniensis, Miopetaurista thaleri (32189)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Italy (Piedmont) Hylopetes hungaricus (199860)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (Florida) Miopetaurista webbi (18535)
Ruscinian5.333 - 3.2Greece (Macedonia) Hylopetes sp. (35086)
MN 144.9 - 4.2Ukraine (Odessa) Miopetaurista sp. (168005)
MN 144.9 - 4.2France (Hérault) Miopetaurista thaleri (68419)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Florida) Petauria sp. (19752)
MN 163.2 - 2.588Poland Cryptopterus thaleri (33473)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781China (Anhui) Petaurista brachyodus, Trogopterus sp. (68380)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Glaucomys sabrinus, Glaucomys volans (125973)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Glaucomys sp. (123875) Glaucomys volans (124319)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781USA (Florida) Glaucomys sp. (20384)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) Glaucomys sp., Glaucomys volans (20302)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Virginia) Glaucomys sp. (20388)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) Glaucomys sp. (20385) Glaucomys volans (20289)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (West Virginia) Glaucomys volans (20554 20555)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126China (Guizhou) Trogopterus xanthipes, Belomys pearsoni (51100)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (Virginia) Glaucomys sp., Glaucomys volans (104662)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) Glaucomys volans (20491)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Glaucomys volans (154805)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Georgia) Glaucomys volans (20604)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Glaucomys volans (20573)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Michigan) Glaucomys volans (200485)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Glaucomys sabrinus (123868 124198) Glaucomys sabrinus, Glaucomys volans (93332 124199)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Philippines Hylopetes nigripes (194834 194835)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Glaucomys volans (154722)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (high glacial)0.126 - 0.0117China (Hubei) Petaurista xanthotis, Petaurista alborufus, Belomys pearsoni (92787)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) Glaucomys sabrinus, Glaucomys volans (82258 103991) Glaucomys sp. (104685) Glaucomys volans (104758 124089)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Japan (Aomori) Pteromys sp. (101899)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Tennessee) Glaucomys sabrinus (82890)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Glaucomys sabrinus, Glaucomys volans (104035 104672) Glaucomys sp. (104670) Glaucomys sp., Glaucomys sabrinus, Glaucomys volans (104034) Glaucomys volans (104044)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Montana) Glaucomys sabrins (162133)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Glaucomys sp. (104040)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Ohio) Glaucomys sp. (195062)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Tennessee) Glaucomys sp. (124320 124321 124322)