Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Hyaena abronia Hendey 1974 (hyaena)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199987

Full reference: Q. B. Hendey. 1974. The Late Cenozoic Carnivora of the South-Western Cape Province. Annals of the South African Museum 63:1-369

Belongs to Hyaena according to Q. B. Hendey 1974

Sister taxa: Hyaena donnezani, Hyaena gigantea, Hyaena hipparionum, Hyaena hyaena, Hyaena makapani, Hyaena perrieri, Hyaena prisca

Type specimen: L 14186, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Langebaanweg 'E' Quarry, which is in a Pliocene cave sandstone in the Varswater Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore