Alternative combination: Sciurus malheurensis
Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1932. A Miocene Mammalian Fauna From South-Eastern Oregon. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 418(3):37-86
Type specimen: CIT 129, a partial skull ( A skull without the nasal bones, zygomatic arches and the region posterior to the postorbital processes; the incisors, third premolars, and left P4 and M1 miss). Its type locality is Skull Spring, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial volcaniclastic in the Butte Creek Formation of Oregon.
Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore
• Miocene of United States (3: Oregon collections)
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
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