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Herpestes urva Hodgson 1836 (crab-eating mongoose)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 240142

Alternative combination: Gulo urva

Synonym: Urva hanensis Matschie 1908 (taxon 240143)

Belongs to Herpestes according to G. M. Allen 1929

Sister taxa: Herpestes abdelalii, Herpestes auropunctatus, Herpestes edwardsii, Herpestes gracilis, Herpestes ichneumon, Herpestes naso, Herpestes pulverulentus, Herpestes rubrifons, Herpestes sanguineus, Herpestes smithii, Herpestes vitticollis, Galerella ochracea

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore