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Paratamias Tedrow et al. 2001 (squirrel)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41512

Full reference: A. R. Tedrow, S. F. Robison, and W. W. Korth. 2001. Early Hemphillian (late Miocene) sciurid rodents (Mammalia) from southeastern Idaho. Paludicola 3(3):80-94

Parent taxon: Sciuridae according to A. R. Tedrow et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, Heteroxerus, Marmotini, Miosciurus, Miospermophilus, Nototamias, Oligosciurus, Paenemarmota, Palaearctomys, Palaeosciurus, Parapaenemarmota, Petauristodon, Pliopetaurista, Pliopetes, Pliosciuropterus, Prospermophilus, Protosciurus, Protospermophilus, Protoxerini, Pteromyinae, Ratufini, Sciurillus, Sciurinae, Sciurini, Sciurion, Sciurotamias, Tamiasciurini, Vulcanisciurus, Xerini

Subtaxa: Paratamias tarassus

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Type: Paratamias tarassus

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore