Sivaonyx Pilgrim 1931 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Crusafont-Pairo and Golpe 1962, Morales and Pickford 2005, Pickford 2007 and Willemsen 1992

Sister taxa: Acheronictis, Ailurictis, Anatolictis, Aonyx, Arikarictis, Brevimalictis, Circamustela, Djourabus, Erokomellivora, Franconictis, Galictinae, Grisoninae, Guloninae, Hadrictis, Ictonychini, Ictonyx, Kenyalutra, Kinometaxia, Laphyctis, Leptarctinae, Luogale, Lutrina, Lutrinae, Marcetia, Martinae, Matanomictis, Melidellavus, Melinae, Mellalictis, Mellivorinae, Melogale, Mephitina, Mesomephitis, Miomustela, Mustelavinae, Mustelictis, Mustelina, Mustelinae, Mustellinae, Mydaus, Namibictis, Negodiaetictis, Neovison, Oligobuninae, Palaeomeles, Paragale, Parataxidea, Perunium, Plesictis, Plesiogale, Plesiomeles, Poecilictis, Poecilogale, Potamotheriinae, Prepoecilogale, Presictis, Promellivora, Promephitis, Proputorius, Protarctos, Puijila, Pyctis, Sabadellictis, Semantor, Sinictis, Sivalictis, Taxidiinae, Taxodon, Torolutra, Trochotherium, Vishnuonyx, Viverrina, Xenictis

Subtaxa: Sivaonyx bathygnatha Sivaonyx gandakasensis Sivaonyx hendeyi Sivaonyx hessicus Sivaonyx kamuhangirei Sivaonyx lehmani Sivaonyx senutae Sivaonyx soriae

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of South Africa (1 collection), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of China (7), Kenya (2), Pakistan (4), Spain (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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