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Neotamias malloryi Martin 1998 (chipmunk)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 49096

Alternative combinations: Eutamias malloryi, Tamias malloryi

Full reference: J. E. Martin. 1998. Two new sciurids, Eutamias malloryi and Parapaenemarmota (Rodentia), from the late Miocene (Hemphillian) of northern Oregon. Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum Research Report 6:31-42

Belongs to Neotamias according to A. J. Piaggio and G. S. Spicer 2001

Sister taxa: Neotamias alpinus, Neotamias amoenus, Neotamias bulleri, Neotamias canipes, Neotamias cinereicollis, Neotamias dorsalis, Neotamias durangae, Neotamias merriami, Neotamias obscurus, Neotamias ochrogenys, Neotamias panamintinus, Neotamias quadrimaculatus, Neotamias quadrivittatus, Neotamias ruficaudus, Neotamias rufus, Neotamias senex, Neotamias siskiyou, Neotamias sonomae, Neotamias speciosus, Neotamias townsendii, Neotamias umbrinus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Westend Blowout, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial sandstone/tuff in the Alkali Canyon Formation of Oregon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.20 x 1.50, M2 1.26 x 1.57, M3 1.42 x 1.47, m1 1.16 x 1.26