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Africanictis Morales et al. 1998 (carnivoran)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 97070

Full reference: J. Morales, M. Pickford, D. Soria and S. Fraile. 1998. New carnivores from the basal Middle Miocene of Arrisdrift, Namibia. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 91:27-40

Parent taxon: Viverridae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

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

Subtaxa: Africanictis hyaenoides, Africanictis meini, Africanictis schmidtkittleri

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Type: Africanictis meini

Ecology: scansorial insectivore