Tupaia Raffles 1821 (tree shrew)

Mammalia - Scandentia - Tupaiidae

Synonyms: Cladobates Cuvier 1824, Glipora Jentink 1888, Glirisorex Scudder 1882, Glisorex Desmarest 1822, Glisosorex Giebel 1855, Hylogale Temminck 1827, Hylogalea Muller and Schlegel 1843, Lyonogale Conisbee 1913, Sorexglis Cuvier and Saint-Hilaire 1821, Tana Lyon 1913

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

See also Gray 1825, Gunnell 1989, Helgen 2005, McKenna and Bell 1997, Silcox et al. 2010 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Palaeotupaia, Prodendrogale

Subtaxa: Tupaia belangeri Tupaia chrysogaster Tupaia dorsalis Tupaia glis Tupaia gracilis Tupaia javanica Tupaia longipes Tupaia minor Tupaia miocenica Tupaia moellendorffi Tupaia montana Tupaia nicobarica Tupaia palawanensis Tupaia picta Tupaia splendidula Tupaia storchi Tupaia tana

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Baodean of China (1)

• Miocene of Thailand (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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