Graphiurus Smuts 1832 (dormouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Gliridae

Parent taxon: Gliridae according to C. Montgelard et al. 2002

See also Daams and de Bruijn 1995

Sister taxa: Armantomys, Bransatoglirinae, Dryomyinae, Gliravinae, Glirinae, Glirurus, Graphiurops, Leithia, Mioglis, Myomiminae, Paraglirulus, Paraglis, Plesiodyromys, Praearmantomys, Schizogliravus, Stertomys, Suevoglis, Tenuiglis

Subtaxa: Graphiurus murinus Graphiurus ocularis Graphiurus parvus Graphiurus platyops Graphiurus saturatus

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Type: Graphiurus ocularis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cote D'Ivoire (1 collection), Kenya (1), South Africa (2), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of South Africa (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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