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Mephitis Cuvier 1800 (skunk)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mephitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41134

Synonym: Chincha Lesson 1842 (taxon 206174)

Parent taxon: Mephitidae according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Miomephitis, Spilogale

Subtaxa: Mephitis cordubensis, Mephitis macroura, Mephitis mephitis, Mephitis rexroadensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore