|Named By:||William Diller Matthew in 1907|
|Size:||Estimated between 20 and 60 kilograms, but opinions amongst palaeontologists can vary greatly|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae | Oligobuninae ||
|Also known as:||| Aelurocyon brevifacies | Brachypsalis simplicidens | Megalictis brevifacies | Megalictis simplicidens | Paroligobunis | simplicidens ||
Megalictis (great weasel) is an extinct genus of large predatory mustelids, which existed in North America during the "cat gap" in the Miocene period. It is thought to have resembled a large wolverine, with a body mass of up to 60 kilograms (130 lb).