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Genetta dongolana Hemprich and Ehrenberg 1832 (civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231415

Alternative combination: Viverra dongolana

Belongs to Genetta according to A. A. Biewener 1983

Sister taxa: Genetta (Genetta), Genetta genetta, Genetta pardina, Genetta piscivora, Genetta rubiginosa, Genetta senegalensis, Genetta servalina, Genetta stuhlmanni, Genetta suahelica, Genetta tigrina, Viverra maculata

Type specimen: Guaso Nyiri, a skull

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 79.0, humerus length 70.0, radius length 60.0, skull 85.5 x 46.0, tibia length 83.0

Estimated body mass: 1.91 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length