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Hemigalus derbyanus Gray 1837 (banded palm civet)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Viverridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232044

Alternative combinations: Hemigalea derbianus, Hemigalus derbianus, Paradoxurus derbyanus

Invalid subtaxa: Hemigale hardwickii Gray 1830 [replaced name] (no. 232046), Hemigale zebre Jourdan 1837 (no. 232068), Viverra hardwickii Gray 1830 [replaced name] (no. 232045)

Belongs to Hemigalus according to D. D. Davis 1958

Sister taxon: Hemigale hosei

Subtaxa: Hemigalus derbyanus boiei

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 95.3, humerus length 81.9, radius length 67.0, scapula 54.5 x 31.0, skull 88.0 x 47.0, tibia length 85.9

Estimated body mass: 2.73 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length