Paraxerus Forsyth Major 1893 (African Bush Squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

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

See also Pickford and Senut 1997

Sister taxa: Epixerus, Funisciurus, Heliosciurus, Myosciurus, Protoxerus

Subtaxa: Paraxerus inuus Paraxerus palliatus

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Ecology: arboreal granivore-frugivore


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (1 collection), Ethiopia (2), South Africa (2), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Tanzania (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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