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Megalictis ferox Matthew 1907 (mustelid carnivore)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 48009

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

Belongs to Megalictis according to A. Valenciano et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Megalictis frazieri, Megalictis simplicidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 22, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Rosebud Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 24.3 x 18.7, M1 8.10 x 19.50, M2 5.50 x 5.50, m1 22.0 x 10.5, m2 7.30 x 6.20