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Pekania pennanti Erxleben 1777 (fisher)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 308912

Alternative combinations: Martes pennanti, Mustela pennanti

Belongs to Pekania according to J. X. Samuels and J. Cavin 2013

Sister taxa: Pekania diluviana, Pekania occulta, Pekania palaeosinensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 101.7, humerus length 92.3, radius length 71.2, tibia length 101.8, ulna length 73.9

Estimated body mass: 3.13 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length