Galerella Gray 1864 (slender mongoose)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Herpestidae

Parent taxon: Herpestidae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

See also Mivart 1882 and Peigné et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Bdeogale, Crossarchus, Cynictis, Dologale, Galidiinae, Helogale, Herpestes, Herpestinae, Ichneumia, Kichechia, Legetetia, Mungos, Rhynchogale, Suricata, Ugandictis, Xenogale

Subtaxa: Galerella ochracea

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Type: Herpestes ochraceus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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