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Hylopetes hoeckarum de Bruijn 1998 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Glires - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105394

Full reference: H. de Bruijn. 1998. Vertebrates from the Early Miocene lignite deposits of the opencast mine Oberdorf (Western Styrian Basin, Austria): 6. Rodentia 1 (Mammalia). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A: Mineralogie, Petrologie, Geologie, Paläontologie, Archäozoologie, Anthropologie, Prähistorie 99:99-137

Belongs to Hylopetes according to H. de Bruijn 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMW 1997z0199/0001/1, a tooth (M1/2 sin.). Its type locality is Oberdorf lignite mine, horizon O3, which is in a MN 4 mire/swamp claystone in Austria.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore