Sciurus (Prosciurus) vetustus Matthew 1903

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combination: Sciurus vetustus

Synonym: Prosciurus minor Russell 1972

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1903. The fauna of the Titanotherium Beds at Pipestone Springs, Montana. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19(6):197-226

Belongs to Sciurus (Prosciurus) according to A. E. Wood 1962

See also Matthew 1903, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1910, Russell 1972, Wood 1937 and Wood 1980

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Sciurus (Prosciurus) vetustus: AMNH 9626, a maxilla (an upper jaw with complete unworn dentition). Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.
  • Prosciurus minor:

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Sciurus (Prosciurus) vetustus in the database

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