†subfamily Oligobuninae Baskin 1998 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Full reference: J. A. Baskin. 1998. Mustelidae. Evolution of Tertiary mammals of North America 152-173

Parent taxon: Mustelidae according to J. A. Baskin 2017

See also Baskin 1998 and Valenciano et al. 2016

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, Palaeomeles, Paragale, Parataxidea, Perunium, Plesictis, Plesiogale, Plesiomeles, Poecilictis, Poecilogale, Potamotheriinae, Prepoecilogale, Presictis, Promellivora, Promephitis, Proputorius, Protarctos, Puijila, Pyctis, Sabadellictis, Semantor, Sinictis, Sivalictis, Sivaonyx, Taxidiinae, Taxodon, Torolutra, Trochotherium, Vishnuonyx, Viverrina, Xenictis

Subtaxa: Brachypsalis Floridictis Megalictis Oligobunis Parabrachypsalis Paroligobunis Promartes Zodiolestes

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (19: California, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (24: Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (6: California, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 51 collections including 62 occurrences

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