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Gulo gulo Linnaeus 1758 (wolverine)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46742

Alternative combination: Mustela gulo

Synonyms: Gulo gidleyi Hall 1936 (no. 46741), Gulo luscus Linnaeus 1758 (no. 46743), Gulo schlosseri Kormos 1914 (no. 46744), Ursus luscus Linnaeus 1758 (no. 52608)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Gulo according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Gulo diaphorus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P3 9.60 x 5.43, P4 20.1 x 11.1, M1 7.36 x 13.45, p4 11.2 x 6.5, m1 21.2 x 7.2, C1 11.9 x 9.4, femur length 144.1, humerus length 136.3, radius length 110.1, scapula 88.8 x 84.6, skull 149.3 x 107.0, tibia length 131.6, ulna length 110.1

Estimated body mass: 8.29 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length