Subfamily Cryptoproctinae Gray 1865 (civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

Alternative spellings: Cryptoproctidae, Cryptoproctina

Parent taxon: Viverridae according to St. G. Mivart 1882

See also Cope 1889

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

Subtaxa: Cryptoprocta

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Type: Cryptoprocta

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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