Martes Frisch 1775 (marten)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Parent taxon: Mustelinae according to J. Marmi et al. 2004

See also Alroy 2002, Baryshnikov 2009, Baskin 1998, Carroll 1988, Ginsburg 1977, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Mein and Ginsburg 1997, Morlo 1996 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Dinogale, Eira, Legionarictis, Mustela, Mustelini, Tisisthenes, Vormela

Subtaxa: Martes (Tomictis) Martes campestris Martes caurina Martes flavigula Martes foina Martes foxi Martes gazini Martes intermedius Martes khelifensis Martes kinseyi Martes martes Martes melampus Martes nambianus Martes parviloba Martes stirtoni Martes vetus Martes zibellina

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Georgia (2), Germany (4), Greece (4), Hungary (2), Italy (4), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Colorado)

• Blancan of United States (1: Kansas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Moldova (1), Poland (1)

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

• Miocene of China (5), France (7), Germany (2), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), Thailand (1), United States (9: California, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota)

Total: 68 collections including 79 occurrences

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