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Herpestes vitticollis Bennett 1835 (stripe necked mongoose)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232141

Synonym: Crossarchus rubiginosus Wagner 1841 (taxon 240234)

Belongs to Herpestes according to O. Thomas 1923

Sister taxa: Herpestes abdelalii, Herpestes auropunctatus, Herpestes edwardsii, Herpestes gracilis, Herpestes ichneumon, Herpestes naso, Herpestes pulverulentus, Herpestes rubrifons, Herpestes sanguineus, Herpestes smithii, Herpestes urva

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 80.0, humerus length 71.0, radius length 66.0, scapula 55.0 x 26.0, skull 90.0 x 50.0, tibia length 80.0

Estimated body mass: 1.89 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length