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Martes (Tomictis) gazini Hall 1931 (marten)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47917

Full reference: E. R. Hall. 1931. Description of a New Mustelid from the Later Tertiary of Oregon, with Assignment of Parictis Primaevus to the Canidae. Journal of Mammalogy 12(2):156-158

Belongs to Martes (Tomictis) according to E. R. Hall 1931

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CIT 391, a mandible (left lower jaw bearing Ml, Ps, the alveolus of M2, and the alveoli of P4). Its type locality is Skull Spring, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial volcaniclastic in the Butte Creek Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore