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Ursus thibetanus Cuvier 1823 (Asian black bear)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104029

Alternative combinations: Arcticonus thibetanus, Selenarctos thibetanus

Belongs to Ursus according to S. Larivière 2001

Sister taxa: Ursus abstrusus, Ursus americanus, Ursus arctos, Ursus arvernensis, Ursus deningeri, Ursus dentrificius, Ursus etruscus, Ursus inopinatus, Ursus malayanus, Ursus maritimus, Ursus minimus, Ursus praemalayanus, Ursus priscus, Ursus spelaeus, Thalassarctos spitzbergensis, Thalassarctos eogroenlandicus, Thalassarctos labradorensis, Thalassarctos jenaensis, Euarctos optimus, Ursus (Euarctos) vitabilis

Ecology: scansorial herbivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 314.5, humerus length 289.2, radius length 225.9, tibia length 236.0

Estimated body mass: 72.8 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length