Herpestides de Beaumont 1967 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Parent taxon: Aeluroidea according to R. M. Hunt 1989

See also Carroll 1988, Morlo 1996, Morlo et al. 2007 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Anictis, Felidae, Haplogale, Herpestidae, Hyaenidae, Nandinia, Palaeoprionodon, Shandgolictis, Stenoplesictinae, Stenoplesictis, Viverridae

Subtaxa: Herpestides aegypticus Herpestides aequatorialis Herpestides antiquus Herpestides compactus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Egypt (2 collections), Germany (2), Spain (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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