Gulo gulo Linnaeus 1758 (wolverine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Alternative combination: Mustela gulo

Synonyms: Gulo gidleyi Hall 1936, Gulo luscus Linnaeus 1758, Gulo schlosseri Kormos 1914, Ursus luscus Linnaeus 1758

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Gulo according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

See also Anderson 1998, Hall 1936, Hay 1902, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Linnaeus 1758, Mead and Mead 1989 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Gulo diaphorus, Gulo primigenius, Gulo sudorus

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Yukon collection), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Maryland, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Wyoming)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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