Palaearctomys Douglass 1903 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1903. New vertebrates from the Montana Tertiary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(5):145-199

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to M. D. Bryant 1945

See also Douglass 1903 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, Heteroxerus, Marmotini, Miosciurus, Miospermophilus, Nototamias, Oligosciurus, Paenemarmota, Palaeosciurus, Parapaenemarmota, Paratamias, Petauristodon, Pliopetaurista, Pliopetes, Pliosciuropterus, Prospermophilus, Protosciurus, Protospermophilus, Protoxerini, Pteromyinae, Ratufini, Sciurillus, Sciurinae, Sciurini, Sciurion, Sciurotamias, Tamiasciurini, Vulcanisciurus, Xerini

Subtaxa: Palaearctomys macrorhinus Palaearctomys montanus

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Palaearctomys in the database

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