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Martes khelifensis Ginsburg 1977 (marten)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72210

Full reference: L. Ginsburg. 1977. Les carnivores du Miocene de Beni Mellal (Maroc). Geologie Mediterraneene 4(3):225-240

Belongs to Martes according to L. Ginsburg 1977

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bčni Mellal, which is in an Astaracian terrestrial horizon in Morocco

Ecology: scansorial insectivore