Pliotaxidea Hall 1944 (badger)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Full reference: E. R. Hall. 1944. A New Genus of American Pliocene Badger, with Remarks on the Relationships of Badgers of the Northern Hemisphere. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 551(2):11-23

Parent taxon: Taxidiinae according to P. R. Owen 2006

See also Baskin 1998, Carroll 1988 and Hall 1944

Sister taxa: Chamitaxus, Taxidea

Subtaxa: Pliotaxidea garberi Pliotaxidea nevadensis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (19: Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas collections)

• Miocene of United States (2: Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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