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Martes stirtoni Wilson 1968 (marten)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47926

Belongs to Martes according to R. L. Wilson 1968

Sister taxa: Martes (Tomictis), Martes campestris, Martes caurina, Martes flavigula, Martes foina, Martes foxi, Martes gazini, Martes intermedius, Martes khelifensis, Martes kinseyi, Martes martes, Martes melampus, Martes parviloba, Martes vetus, Martes zibellina

Type specimen: Its type locality is WaKeeny (UM-K6-59), which is in a Clarendonian channel sandstone/claystone in the Ogallala Formation of Kansas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P3 4.19 x 1.81, P4 7.09 x 4.06, M1 4.05 x 7.08