Mionictis Matthew 1924 (badger)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1924. Third contribution to the Snake Creek Fauna. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 50:59-210

Parent taxon: Lutrini according to J. A. Baskin 1998

See also Carroll 1988, Matthew 1924 and Willemsen 1992

Sister taxa: Algarolutra, Cyrnolutra, Enhydritherium, Limnonyx, Lutrogale, Megalenhydris, Paralutra, Sardolutra, Satherium

Subtaxa: Mionictis angustidens Mionictis artenensis Mionictis dubia Mionictis elegans Mionictis incertus Mionictis letifer Mionictis pristinus

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Miocene of China (1), France (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), United States (14: California, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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