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Manis (Phataginus) tricuspis Rafinesque 1821 (tree pangolin)

Osteichthyes - Pholidota - Manidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234147

Alternative combination: Manis tricuspis

Synonyms: Manis multiscutata Gray 1843 (no. 234153), Manis tridentata Focillon 1850 (no. 234154)

Belongs to Manis (Phataginus) according to U. Rahm 1956

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: arboreal insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 57.4, fibula length 61.0, humerus length 55.3, radius length 42.1, scapula length 41.0, skull 66.6 x 30.2, tibia length 65.0, ulna length 56.2

Estimated body mass: 871.4 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length