Alternative combination: Mustela furlongi
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1911. Tertiary Mammal Beds Of Virgin Valley and Thousand Creek In Northwestern Nevada. Part II.-Vertebrate Faunas. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 6(11):199-304
Sister taxon: Pliogale manka
Type specimen: UCMP 12540, a mandible (a lower jaw with complete carnassial tooth). Its type locality is Thousand Creek, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Nevada.
Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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