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Manis (Smutsia) gigantea Illiger 1811 (giant pangolin)

Osteichthyes - Pholidota - Manidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234143

Alternative combination: Manis gigantea

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Belongs to Manis (Smutsia) according to U. Rahm 1956

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 139.7, fibula length 111.4, humerus length 112.5, radius length 76.3, tibia length 121.5, ulna length 108.2

Estimated body mass: 6.63 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length