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Family Mephitidae Bonaparte 1845 (skunk)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 104743

Parent taxon: Mustelida according to X. Wang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Ailuridae, Bavarictis, Chaprongictis, Mustelictis, Mustelidae, Oligobunidae, Procyonoidea, Pseudobassaris

Subtaxa: Mephitis, Spilogale

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore