Family Anomaluridae Gill 1872 (scaly-tailed squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Anomaluridae

Parent taxon: Anomaluroidea according to S. Heritage et al. 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Montgelard et al. 2002, Nowak 1991, Nowak 1999, Sallam et al. 2010 and Sallam et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Nementchamyidae, Nonanomaluridae, Pedetidae, Zegdoumyidae

Subtaxa: Anomalurinae Argouburus Idiurinae Nementchamys Paranomalurus Pondaungimys Shazurus Zenkerellinae

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Ecology: arboreal browser-frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (1 collection)

• Miocene of Kenya (8), Uganda (1)

• Oligocene of Kenya (1), Libya (1), Morocco (2), Oman (2)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Egypt (1), Myanmar (3)

Total: 21 collections including 25 occurrences

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