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Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae
It was synonymized subjectively with Protospermophilus quatalensis by James (1963) and Black (1963).
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|M. D. Bryant 1945||Mandibular ramus about the size of that of S. carolinensis. Ramus wide in comparison with depth, stout as in S. fecuyensis; dorsal and ventral masseteric crests prominent; masseteric fossa deep, acutely pointed anteriorrly, terminates below p4. Lower incisor relatively wider than in Recent Sciurus, oval in cross section; lower
molars relatively broader than those of comparable Miocene species and relatively narrower than those of Recent Sciurus; posterolophids slightly concave anteriorly.