Sciuravus Marsh 1871 (rodent)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuravidae

Synonyms: Colonomys Marsh 1872, Colonymys Marsh 1872

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals and birds from the Tertiary formation of the West. American Journal of Science 2(8):120-127

Parent taxon: Sciuravidae according to L. D. Ivy 1990

See also Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Korth 1984, Marsh 1871, Matthew 1910, McGrew et al. 1959, McKenna and Bell 1997, Peterson 1919, Troxell 1923 and Wilson 1938

Sister taxa: Guanajuatomys, Knightomys, Pauromys, Prolapsus, Taxymys

Subtaxa: Sciuravus altidens Sciuravus bridgeri Sciuravus eucristadens Sciuravus inclinatus Sciuravus metalinguas Sciuravus nexus Sciuravus nitidus Sciuravus popi Sciuravus powayensis Sciuravus rarus Sciuravus wilsoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (2 collections), United States (135: California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 137 collections including 143 occurrences

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