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Family Viverridae Gray 1821 (civet)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 40997

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Aeluroidea according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: Anictis, Felidae, Haplogale, Herpestidae, Herpestides, Hyaenidae, Nandinia, Palaeoprionodon, Shandgolictis, Stenoplesictinae, Stenoplesictis

Subtaxa: Africanictis, Arctogalidiinae, Cryptoproctinae, Cynogalinae, Euplerinae, Galidictinae, Genetta, Hemigalinae, Herpestina, Hyaenina, Kanuites, Ketketictis, Leptoplesictis, Mioprionodon, Paradoxurinae, Poiana, Prionodontinae, Progenetta, Pseudocivetta, Sahelictis, Tugenicitis, Vishnuictis, Viverrinae

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore