Puijila Rybczynski et al. 2009 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Full reference: N. Rybczynski, M. R. Dawson, and R. H. Tedford. 2009. A semi-aquatic Arctic mammalian carnivore from the Miocene epoch and origin of Pinnipedia. Nature 458:1021-1024

Parent taxon: Mustelidae according to I. A. Koretsky and D. P. Domning 2014

See also Fulton and Strobeck 2010 and Rybczynski et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acheronictis, Ailurictis, Anatolictis, Aonyx, Arikarictis, Brevimalictis, Circamustela, Djourabus, Erokomellivora, Franconictis, Galictinae, Grisoninae, Guloninae, Hadrictis, Ictonychini, Ictonyx, Kenyalutra, Kinometaxia, Laphyctis, Leptarctinae, Luogale, Lutrina, Lutrinae, Marcetia, Martinae, Matanomictis, Melidellavus, Melinae, Mellalictis, Mellivorinae, Melogale, Mephitina, Mesomephitis, Miomustela, Mustelavinae, Mustelictis, Mustelina, Mustelinae, Mustellinae, Mydaus, Namibictis, Negodiaetictis, Neovison, Oligobuninae, Palaeomeles, Paragale, Parataxidea, Perunium, Plesictis, Plesiogale, Plesiomeles, Poecilictis, Poecilogale, Potamotheriinae, Prepoecilogale, Presictis, Promellivora, Promephitis, Proputorius, Protarctos, Pyctis, Sabadellictis, Semantor, Sinictis, Sivalictis, Sivaonyx, Taxidiinae, Taxodon, Torolutra, Trochotherium, Vishnuonyx, Viverrina, Xenictis

Subtaxa: Puijila darwini

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Type: Puijila darwini

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Haughton-Astrobleme (Miocene of Northwest Territories)

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