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Atilax paludinosus Cuvier 1829 (marsh mongoose)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232108

Alternative combinations: Athylax paludinosus, Herpestes paludinosus, Mungos paludinosus

Belongs to Atilax according to C. M. Baker 1992

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 81.7, humerus length 77.8, radius length 69.7, scapula length 56.0, skull 107.0 x 59.7, tibia length 91.7, ulna length 92.6

Estimated body mass: 2.57 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length