Eira barbara Linnaeus 1758 (tayra)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Alternative combinations: Galictis barbara, Mustela barbara, Tayra barbara

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Eira according to S. J. Presley 2000

See also Bertram and Biewener 1990, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Tayra barbara senilis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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