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Cynogale bennettii Gray 1864 (otter civet)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Viverridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232059

Synonyms: Potamophilus barbatus Müller 1838 (no. 232140), Viverra carcharias de Blainville 1837 (no. 232103)

Belongs to Cynogale according to R. I. Pocock 1933

Sister taxon: Cynogale lowei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 100.0, humerus length 85.0, radius length 66.5, scapula 63.0 x 36.5, skull 114.0 x 62.0, tibia length 88.0

Estimated body mass: 3.02 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length