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Mustela ogygia Matthew 1901 (weasel)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 331004

from Horizon E of the Upper Miocene of Colorado.

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1901. Fossil mammals of the Tertiary of northeastern Colorado: Ameican Museum collection of 1898. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(7):353-447

Belongs to Mustela according to W. D. Matthew 1901

Sister taxa: Mustela (Lutreola), Mustela (Putorius), Mustela altaica, Mustela americana, Mustela buwaldi, Mustela erminea, Mustela eversmannii, Mustela frenata, Mustela furo, Mustela itatsi, Mustela jacksoni, Mustela meltoni, Mustela nigripes, Mustela nivalis, Mustela nudipes, Mustela palermina, Mustela praenivalis, Mustela putorius, Mustela rexroadensis, Mustela sibirica, Mustela spelaea, Mustela strigidorsa

Type specimen: AMNH 9042, a skull

Ecology: scansorial insectivore