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Cernictis Hall 1935 (mustelid carnivore)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41102

Full reference: E. R. Hall. 1935. A New Mustelid Genus from the Pliocene of California. 16(2):137-138

Parent taxon: Galictini according to J. A. Baskin 2011

Sister taxa: Enhydrictis, Galictis, Lutravus, Lyncodon, Oriensictis, Pannonictis, Sminthosinis, Stipanicicia, Trigonictis, Trochictis

Subtaxa: Cernictis hesperus, Cernictis repenningi

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Type: Cernictis hesperus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore