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Eira barbara Linnaeus 1758 (tayra)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232924

Alternative combinations: Galictis barbara, Mustela barbara, Tayra barbara

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 Eira according to S. J. Presley 2000

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Tayra barbara senilis

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 111.8, humerus length 99.8, radius length 74.6, skull length 113.3, tibia length 102.8

Estimated body mass: 4.54 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length