Africanictis Morales et al. 1998 (civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

Full reference: J. Morales, M. Pickford, D. Soria and S. Fraile. 1998. New carnivores from the basal Middle Miocene of Arrisdrift, Namibia. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 91:27-40

Parent taxon: Viverridae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

See also Morales et al. 1998 and Morlo et al. 2007

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

Subtaxa: Africanictis hyaenoides Africanictis meini Africanictis schmidtkittleri

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Type: Africanictis meini

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Kenya (1 collection), Namibia (2)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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