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Potos flavus Schreber 1774 (kinkajou)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Procyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232928

Alternative combination: Lemur flavus

Belongs to Potos according to J. E. A. Bertram and A. A. Biewener 1990

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Potos flavus tolimensis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 90.3, humerus length 82.2, radius length 64.8, skull length 87.2, tibia length 87.3, ulna length 78.6

Estimated body mass: 2.46 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length