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Rhynchogale Thomas 1894 (mongoose)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 240276

Synonym: Rhinogale Gray 1865 [replaced name] (taxon 232077)

Full reference: O. Thomas. 1894. On the Mammals of Nyasaland: third Contribution. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1894:136-146

Parent taxon: Herpestinae according to St. G. Mivart 1882

Sister taxa: Bdeogale, Crossarchus, Cynictis, Dologale, Galerella, Galidiinae, Helogale, Herpestes, Herpestinae, Ichneumia, Kichechia, Legetetia, Mungos, Suricata, Ugandictis, Xenogale

Subtaxa: Rhynchogale melleri

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Type: Rhinogale melleri

Ecology: scansorial insectivore