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Ratufa bicolor Sparrmann 1778 (black giant squirrel)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234291

Alternative combination: Sciurus bicolor

Belongs to Ratufa according to W. Stone and J. A. G. Rehn 1902

Sister taxa: Ratufa affinis, Ratufa maelongensis

Subtaxa: Ratufa bicolor hypoleucos

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Ecology: arboreal granivore-frugivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 86.1, humerus length 72.3, radius length 58.7, tibia length 85.6, ulna length 70.0

Estimated body mass: 1.99 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length