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Zodiolestes Riggs 1942 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41185

Full reference: E. S. Riggs. 1942. Preliminary description of two Lower Miocene carnivores. Geological Series, Field Museum of Natural History 8(10):59-62

Parent taxon: Oligobuninae according to J. A. Baskin 1998

Sister taxa: Brachypsalis, Floridictis, Megalictis, Oligobunis, Parabrachypsalis, Paroligobunis, Promartes

Subtaxa: Zodiolestes daimonelixensis, Zodiolestes freundi

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore