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Viverra zibetha Linnaeus 1758 (large Indian civet)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Viverridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104163

Synonyms: Viverra ashtoni Swinhoe 1864 (no. 240124), Viverra filchneri Matschie 1908 (no. 240125)

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 Viverra according to G. M. Allen 1929

Sister taxa: Viverra leakeyi, Viverra megaspila, Viverra tangalunga

Subtaxa: Viverra zibetha picta, Viverra zibetha pruinosa, Viverra zibetha sagillata

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 134.0, humerus length 109.0, radius length 91.5, tibia length 126.0

Estimated body mass: 7.17 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length