Protospermophilus angusticeps Matthew 1933 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combination: Sciurus angusticeps

Belongs to Protospermophilus according to M. D. Bryant 1945

See also Black 1963

Sister taxa: Protospermophilus kelloggi, Protospermophilus malheurensis, Protospermophilus quatalensis, Protospermophilus tephrus, Protospermophilus vortmani

Type specimen: AMNH 21336, a partial skull ( skull without the left zygomatic arch, third premolars, left M2, and third molars)

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: Nevada collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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