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Ailuropoda melanoleuca David 1869 (giant panda)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104016

Alternative combinations: Aeluropus melanoleucus, Ailuropus melanoleucus, Ursus melanoleucus

Belongs to Ailuropoda according to C. Jin et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Ailuropoda baconi, Ailuropoda fovealis, Ailuropoda microta, Ailuropoda wulingshanensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 277.5, humerus length 278.0, radius length 211.5, scapula 164.0 x 171.6, skull 251.0 x 206.0, tibia length 211.0

Estimated body mass: 55.7 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length