Tribe Lutrini Gray 1865 (badger)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Parent taxon: Melinae according to J. A. Baskin 1998

See also Pickford 2007, Willemsen 1983 and Willemsen 1992

Sister taxa: Arctomeles, Arctonyx, Meles, Melodon, Mephitini, Promeles

Subtaxa: Algarolutra Cyrnolutra Enhydritherium Limnonyx Lutrogale Megalenhydris Mionictis Paralutra Sardolutra Satherium

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Blancan of United States (44: California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Washington)

• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida, Idaho)

• Hemphillian of United States (7: Florida, Nebraska)

• Miocene of China (1), France (6), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Moldova (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Turkey (1), United States (21: California, Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 94 collections including 96 occurrences

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