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Tribe Mephitini Bonaparte 1845 (skunk)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65310

Alternative spelling: Mephitinae

Parent taxon: Melinae according to J. A. Baskin 1998

Sister taxa: Arctomeles, Arctonyx, Lutrini, Meles, Melodon, Promeles

Subtaxa: Brachyopsigale, Brachyprotoma, Buisnictis, Conepatus, Martinogale, Osmotherium, Pliogale

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore