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Nasua nasua Linneaus 1766 (South American coati)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Procyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231412

Alternative combination: Viverra nasua

Belongs to Nasua according to A. A. Biewener 1983

Sister taxa: Nasua narica, Nasua nicaeensis, Nasua olivacea, Nasua pronarica

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 107.8, fibula length 98.8, humerus length 89.5, radius length 78.6, scapula length 64.3, skull 112.7 x 66.3, tibia length 102.5, ulna length 95.1

Estimated body mass: 3.81 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length