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Neovison vison Schreber 1777 (mink)

PaleoDB taxon number: 367291

Alternative combinations: Lutreola vison, Mustela vison, Putorius vison

Belongs to Neovison according to G. F. Baryshnikov 2009

Sister taxon: Neovison macrodon

Subtaxa: Lutreola vison antiquus

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Ecology: amphibious

Average measurements (in mm): m1 7.64 x 2.88, femur length 50.2, humerus length 47.0, radius length 32.1, scapula length 31.2, tibia length 52.2

Estimated body mass: 545.2 g based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length