Prozenkerella Coster et al. 2015 (scaly-tailed squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Anomaluridae

Full reference: P. Coster, K. C. Beard, M. J. Salem, Y. Chaimanee, and J. J. Jaeger. 2015. New fossils from the Paleogene of central Libya illuminate the evolutionary history of endemic African anomaluroid rodents. Frontiers in Earth Science 56(3):1-15

Parent taxon: Zenkerellinae according to L. Marivaux et al. 2017

See also Coster et al. 2015 and Heritage et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Oromys, Zenkerella

Subtaxa: Prozenkerella saharaensis

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Ecology: arboreal browser-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Zallah 7 (Oligocene of Libya)

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