Subfamily Galictinae Reig 1956 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

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

Sister taxa: Acheronictis, Ailurictis, Anatolictis, Aonyx, Arikarictis, Brevimalictis, Circamustela, Djourabus, Erokomellivora, Franconictis, 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, Puijila, Pyctis, Sabadellictis, Semantor, Sinictis, Sivalictis, Sivaonyx, Taxidiinae, Taxodon, Torolutra, Trochotherium, Vishnuonyx, Viverrina, Xenictis

Subtaxa: Galictini

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Type: Galictis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), France (1), Hungary (1), Italy (4), Peru (1), Romania (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (60: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Greece (1), Italy (4)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), France (1), Hungary (3), Italy (1), Moldova (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Idaho)

• Hemphillian of United States (6: Arizona, California, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon)

• Miocene of France (3), Hungary (1), Turkey (1), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 106 collections including 107 occurrences

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