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Petauristodon uphami James 1963 (squirrel)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50280

Alternative combination: Sciuropterus uphami

Full reference: G. T. James. 1963. Paleontology and nonmarine stratigraphy of the Cuyama Valley badlands, California; Part 1, Geology, faunal interpretations, and systematic descriptions of Chiroptera, Insectivora, and Rodentia. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 45:1-154

Belongs to Petauristodon according to B. Engesser 1979

Sister taxa: Petauristodon jamesi, Petauristodon mathewsi, Petauristodon minimus, Petauristodon pattersoni, Sciuropterus gaudryi, Sciuropterus volans, Sciuropterus russicus, Sciuropterus jourdani

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore