Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae
Synonym: Douglassia Emry and Korth 1996
Full reference: R. J. Emry and W. W. Korth. 2001. Douglassciurus, new name for Douglassia Emry and Korth, 1996, not Douglassia Bartsch, 1934. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21(2):400-400
Parent taxon: Sciurinae according to W. W. Korth 2014
See also Emry and Korth 1996 and Emry and Korth 2001
Sister taxa: Pteromyini, Similisciurus
Subtaxa: Douglassciurus bjorki Douglassciurus jeffersoni Douglassciurus oaxacaensis
Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore
• Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota collection)
• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan), Mexico (1), United States (8: Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming)
Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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