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Petaurus Shaw 1791 (wrist-winged glider)

Osteichthyes - Diprotodontia - Petauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40123

Alternative spelling: Sciurus (Petaurus)

Synonyms: Ptilotus Fischer 1814 [objective synonym] (no. 234624), Xenochirus Gloger 1841 (no. 234635)

Parent taxon: Petauridae according to M. S. Y. Springer et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Dactylopsila, Gymnobelideus, Pseudokoala, Schoinobates

Subtaxa: Petaurus (Belideus), Petaurus (Petaurella), Petaurus (Petaurula), Petaurus breviceps, Petaurus gracilis, Petaurus norfolcensis

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-frugivore