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Suricata suricatta Schreber 1776 (meerkat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232149

Alternative combination: Viverra suricatta

Belongs to Suricata according to St. G. Mivart 1882

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 56.0, humerus length 50.0, radius length 46.0, scapula 38.0 x 20.0, skull 63.5 x 51.0, tibia length 58.5

Estimated body mass: 716.9 g based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length