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Galictinae

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Galictinae was named by Reig (1956). It is extant. Its type is Galictis.

It was assigned to Mustelidae by Baskin (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Galictinae Reig
2011Galictinae Baskin p. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyGalictinaeReig 1956
subfamilyGalictinaeReig 1956

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: carnivoref
Diet 2: omnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-22 19:38:29
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the MN 4 to the top of the Holocene or 16.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 15.97 Ma

Collections (101 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France (Maine-et-Loire) Trochictis artenensis (48069)
MN 416.9 - 15.97France (Midi-Pyrénées) Trochictis artenensis (71873)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82France Trochictis carbonaria (90354)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Turkey (Bursa) Trochictis sp. (68547)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Oregon) Lutravus halli (19036)
MN 911.1 - 9.7Hungary (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén) Trochictis sp. (75481)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nevada) Lutravus halli (19095)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Oregon) Mustela sp. (19015)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (California) Cernictis hesperus (19479)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Arizona) Cernictis repenningi (19610)
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) Sminthosinis sp., Trigonictis sp. (18359) Trigonictis sp. (18126)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Spain (La Rioja) Lutra sinerizi (38892)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Idaho) Trigonictis cooki (181255)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Russian Federation (Rostovskaya Oblast') Meles sp. (39409)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Italy (Sardinia) Pannonictis sp. (51476 51477 51478)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Italy (Tuscany) Enhydrictis ardea (51812)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117France (Midi-Pyrenees) Enhydrictis sp. (35076)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) Trigonictis cookii (20034) Trigonictis sp. (20033)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Idaho) Canimartes cookii (19907) Sminthosinis bowleri (19808 19813 19903) Sminthosinis bowleri, Trigonictis idahoensis (19815 19874) Sminthosinis sp. (19900) Trigonictis cookii (19805 19818 19845 19867) Trigonictis cookii, Trigonictis idahoensis (19906 19913) Trigonictis idahoensis (19804 19812 19817 19820 19822 19826 19827 19829 19830 19833 19840 19847 19850 19854 19859 19862 19863 19869 19877 19881 19885 19886 19890 19892 19896) Trigonictis sp. (19821 19910 19921)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Florida) Trigonictis macrodon (19753 19761)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nebraska) Trigonictis cookii, Trigonictis kansasensis (19963) Trigonictis sp. (19954)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Kansas) Trigonictis kansasensis (19929 19936)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Washington) Trigonictis cookii (20062 20063)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (California) Trigonictis macrodon (20118 20122)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Arizona) Trigonictis macrodon (19651)
Blancan - Irvingtonian4.9 - 0.3USA (Florida) Trigonictis macrodon (98313)
MN 154.2 - 3.2Moldova Pannonictis pliocaenicus (50940)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Argentina (Buenos Aires) Galictis sorgentini (199157)
MN 163.2 - 2.588France Enhydrictis ardea (47100)
MN 163.2 - 2.588Italy (Piedmont) Enhydrictis sp. (49360)
Villanyian3.2 - 2.588Hungary (Barany) Pannonictis pliocaenica (35369) Pannonictis pliocaenicus (35371)
Villanyian3.2 - 2.588Hungary (Borsodabaujzemplen) Pannonictis janossyi (35358)
Villanyian - Pleistocene3.2 - 0.0117Greece (Macedonia) Enhydrictis ardea (34764)
MN 172.588 - 1.806France (Rhone-Alpes) Enhydrictis ardea (47150)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Italy Pannonictis nestii (42867)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Hungary (Barany) Pannonictis pliocaenicus (35459)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Romania Pannonictis pliocaenica (32145)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Middle Pleistocene2.588 - 0.126Italy (Sardinia) Pannonictis sp. (51481)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Argentina (Buenos Aires) Galictis sorgentini (71304)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781USA (Florida) Trigonictis macrodon (20384)
Calabrian - Middle Pleistocene1.806 - 0.126Italy (Sardinia) Pannonictis sp. (51482)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (California) Trigonictis macrodon (20123)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) Trigonictis cookii (20350) Trigonictis macrodon (20308)
Ensenadan1.2 - 0.781Argentina (Buenos Aires) Stipanicicia pettoruti (199170)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126United Kingdom (Norfolk) Pannonictis sp. (49816)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Spain (La Rioja) Enhydrictis ardea (189976)
Lujanian0.781 - 0.012Argentina (Buenos Aires) Lyncodon patagonicus (71303)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Italy (Sardinia) Enhydrictis sp. (51502)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Venezuela (Guarico) Galictis vittata (21686)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Peru Galictis vittata (21689)