Leptoplesictis Forsyth-Major 1903 (civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

Parent taxon: Viverridae according to J. Morales et al. 2008

See also Morlo et al. 2007 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Africanictis, Arctogalidiinae, Cryptoproctinae, Cynogalinae, Euplerinae, Galidictinae, Genetta, Hemigalinae, Herpestina, Hyaenina, Kanuites, Ketketictis, Mioprionodon, Paradoxurinae, Poiana, Prionodontinae, Progenetta, Pseudocivetta, Sahelictis, Tugenicitis, Vishnuictis, Viverrinae

Subtaxa: Leptoplesictis namibiensis Leptoplesictis senutae

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Namibia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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