Family Tupaiidae Gray 1825 (tree shrew)

Mammalia - Scandentia - Tupaiidae

Alternative spelling: Tupaeidae

Parent taxon: Scandentia according to X. Ni and Z. Qiu 2012

See also Carroll 1988, Chopra and Vasishat 1979, Cope 1889, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gregory 1910, Gunnell 1989, Helgen 2005, Nowak 1991, Qiu 1986, Schlosser 1877, Tong 1988 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxon: Ptilocercidae

Subtaxa: Adapisoriculinae Anathana Dendrogale Eodendrogale Ptilocercinae Ptilocercus Tupaiinae Urogale

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Baodean of China (1)

• Miocene of China (6), India (1), Pakistan (1), Thailand (1)

• Oligocene of China (1), Pakistan (2)

• Eocene of China (1)

Total: 15 collections including 17 occurrences

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