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Table 1 Scanned mustelid species alongside their locomotor habit. N = number of specimens for that species. Scan Location indicates the facility where CT scans were made: 1) Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2) Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire, UK and 3) University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

From: Morphological diversification of biomechanical traits: mustelid locomotor specializations and the macroevolution of long bone cross-sectional morphology

Species N Common Name Habit Reference Scan Location
Amblonyx cinereus 2 Asian small-clawed otter Natatorial Larivière [60] 1
Arctonyx collaris 1 Hog badger Fossorial Nowak [73] 1
Eira barbara 2 Tayra Scansorial Presley [80] 1
Enhydra lutris 1 Sea otter Natatorial Estes [26] 1
Galictis vittata 1 Greater grison Generalized Yensen & Tarifa [102] 3
Gulo gulo 1 Wolverine Generalized Pasitschniak-Arts & Larivière [76] 1,2
Ictonyx striatus 2 Zorilla Fossorial Larivière [59] 1
Lontra felina 1 Marine otter Natatorial Larivière [57] 1
Lontra longicaudis 1 Long-tailed otter Natatorial Larivière [58] 1
Lutra lutra 2 Eurasian otter Natatorial Hung & Law [46] 1
Lutrogale perspicillata 1 Smooth-coated otter Natatorial Hwang & Larivière [48] 3
Martes americana 2 N. American marten Scansorial Clark et al. [14] 3
Martes flavigula 2 Yellow-throated marten Scansorial Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Martes foina 1 Beech marten Scansorial Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Martes martes 2 Pine marten Scansorial Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Martes zibellina 2 Sable Scansorial Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Meles meles 2 European badger Fossorial Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Mellivora capensis 1 Honey badger Fossorial Vanderhaar & Hwang [98] 1
Melogale moschata 1 Chinese ferret-badger Fossorial Storz & Wozencraft [95] 1
Melogale orientalis 1 Javan ferret-badger Fossorial Nowak [73] 1
Mustela erminea 2 Ermine Generalized King [54] 1
Mustela eversmanii 1 Steppe polecat Generalized Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Mustela kathiah 1 Yellow-bellied weasel Generalized Larivière & Jennings [61] 1
Mustela sibirica 1 Siberian weasel Generalized Law [62] 1
Pekania pennanti 1 Fisher Scansorial Powell [79] 1
Pteronura brasiliensis 1 Giant otter Natatorial Noonan et al. [72] 1
Taxidea taxus 2 N. American badger Fossorial Long [65] 1
Vormela peregusna 1 Marbled polecat Generalized Gorsuch & Larivière [32] 1