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Sminthosinis bowleri Bjork 1970 (mustelid carnivore)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 51626

Alternative combination: Sminthosinus bowleri

Full reference: P. R. Bjork. 1970. The Carnivora of the Hagerman Local Fauna (Late Pliocene) of Southwestern Idaho. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 60(7):3-54

Belongs to Sminthosinus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hagerman (USGS 19216), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Idaho

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 9.02 x 4.02