Hylopetes Thomas 1908 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Parent taxon: Pteromyinae according to J. M. Mercer and V. L. Roth 2003

See also de Bruijn 1989

Sister taxa: Aeretes, Aeromys, Belomys, Eoglaucomys, Eupetaurus, Glaucomys, Iomys, Petaurillus, Petaurista, Petauristini, Petinomys, Pteromys, Pteromyscus, Trogopterus

Subtaxa: Hylopetes hoeckarum

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Ecology: gliding granivore-frugivore


• Quaternary of the Philippines (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Germany (1), Greece (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (5), Germany (1), Greece (4), Hungary (1), Italy (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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