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Subfamily Prionodontinae Gray 1864 (civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 136644

Alternative spelling: Prionodontina

Synonym: Linsanginae Pocock 1915 (taxon 232021)

Parent taxon: Viverridae according to P. Gaubert et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Africanictis, Arctogalidiinae, Cryptoproctinae, Cynogalinae, Euplerinae, Galidictinae, Genetta, Hemigalinae, Herpestina, Hyaenina, Kanuites, Ketketictis, Leptoplesictis, Lophocyoninae, Mioprionodon, Paradoxurinae, Poiana, Progenetta, Pseudocivetta, Sahelictis, Tugenicitis, Vishnuictis, Viverrinae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Prionodon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore