Pliopetaurista Kretzoi 1962 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Poland (6), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1)

• MN 13 of Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Greece (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Greece (3)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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