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Puijila darwini Rybczynski et al. 2009 (mustelid carnivore)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146165

Full reference: N. Rybczynski, M. R. Dawson, and R. H. Tedford. 2009. A semi-aquatic Arctic mammalian carnivore from the Miocene epoch and origin of Pinnipedia. Nature 458:1021-1024

Belongs to Puijila according to N. Rybczynski et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NUFV 405, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is 54th and Granville, Vancouver, which is in a Pleistocene coastal horizon in Canada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore