Alternative combination: Citellus quatalensis
Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1930. A Tertiary vertebrate fauna from the upper Cuyama drainage basin, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 404(6):55-76
Type specimen: CIT 30, a partial skull ( A skull without the cranium and the posterior half of the orbits, broken upper incisors and left P3 through M2 present; a left mandibular ramus with lower inci). Its type locality is Quatal Canyon South Side 3, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the MR Caliente Formation of California.
Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore
Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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