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Galidictis fasciata Gmelin 1788 (broad-striped Malagasy mongoose)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Herpestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232244

Alternative combination: Viverra fasciata

Synonyms: Galidictis fasciata striata Geoffroy 1803 (no. 232246), Galidictis striata Geoffroy 1803 (no. 232123), Mustela striata Geoffroy 1803 (no. 232122), Putorius striatus Geoffroy 1803 (no. 232124), Viverra striata Geoffroy 1803 (no. 232241)

Belongs to Galidictis according to W. C. Wozencraft 1986

Sister taxa: Galidictis eximius, Galidictis grandidiensis

Subtaxa: Galidictis fasciata fasciata

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 58.0, humerus length 53.0, radius length 49.5, scapula 37.0 x 19.0, skull 68.0 x 40.4, tibia length 65.5

Estimated body mass: 876.0 g based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length