Cedromus savannae Hayes 2007 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: F. G. Hayes. 2007. Magnetostratigraphy and paleontology of Wagner Quarry, (late Oligocene, early Arikareean) basal Arikaree Group of the Pine Ridge region, Dawes County, Nebraska. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 47(1):1-48

Belongs to Cedromus according to F. G. Hayes 2007

Sister taxa: Cedromus wardi, Cedromus wilsoni

Type specimen: UNSM 48448, a partial skull. Its type locality is Wagner Quarry, which is in an Arikareean/Arikareean terrestrial sandstone in Nebraska.

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (3: Nebraska collections)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Nebraska)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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