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Sthenictis Peterson 1910 (mustelid carnivore)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41173

Synonym: Brachygale Peterson 1910 (taxon 44647)

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1910. Description of new carnivores from the Miocene of western Nebraska. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 4(5):205-278

Parent taxon: Ischyrictini according to J. A. Baskin 1998

Sister taxa: Canimartes, Dehmictis, Ferinestrix, Ischyrictis, Plionictis

Subtaxa: Sthenictis bellus, Sthenictis dolichops, Sthenictis junturensis, Sthenictis lacota, Sthenictis robustus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore