Sciuravus inclinatus Anderson 2017 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuravidae

Full reference: D. K. Anderson. 2017. Three new sciuravids (Rodentia) from the latest-early to middle Eocene of Wyoming: mosaic evolutio and the alpha taxonomy of Sciuravis nitidus. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 32(12):245-258

Belongs to Sciuravus according to D. K. Anderson 2017

Sister taxa: Sciuravus altidens, Sciuravus bridgeri, Sciuravus eucristadens, Sciuravus metalinguas, Sciuravus nexus, Sciuravus nitidus, Sciuravus popi, Sciuravus powayensis, Sciuravus rarus, Sciuravus wilsoni

Type specimen: UM 100804, a maxilla (left maxillary fragment with P3– M3 and a partial zygomatic arch). Its type locality is UM BB-38, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at UM BB-38

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