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Megalictis Matthew 1907 (mustelid carnivore)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41128

Synonym: Aelurocyon Peterson 1907 (taxon 41088)

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1907. A Lower Miocene fauna from South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23(9):169-219

Parent taxon: Oligobuninae according to A. Valenciano et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Brachypsalis, Oligobunis, Paroligobunis, Potamotherium, Promartes, Zodiolestes

Subtaxa: Megalictis ferox, Megalictis frazieri, Megalictis petersoni, Megalictis simplicidens

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore