Spilogale Gray 1865 (skunk)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mephitidae

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

See also Allen 1901, Alroy 2002, Baskin 1998, Carroll 1988, Hibbard 1955, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Wang et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Mephitis, Miomephitis

Subtaxa: Spilogale microdens Spilogale putorius Spilogale pygmaea Spilogale rexroadi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (50: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (7: Arizona, Kansas, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 59 collections including 63 occurrences

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