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Moschus chrysogaster Hodgson 1839 (Alpine musk deer)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Moschidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 149443

Belongs to Moschus according to J. E. Gray 1845

Sister taxa: Moschus berezovskii, Moschus fuscus, Moschus leucogaster, Moschus moschiferus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 146.1, humerus length 125.6, tibia length 176.0, ulna length 130.2

Estimated body mass: 11.1 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length