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Sipalocyon Ameghino 1887 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Sparassodonta

PaleoDB taxon number: 40039

Synonyms: Amphiproviverra Ameghino 1891 (no. 53455), Amphithereutes Ameghino 1935 (no. 53452), Protoproviverra Ameghino 1891 (no. 53454), Thylacodictis Mercerat 1891 (no. 53453)

Parent taxon: Hathliacynidae according to C. J. de Muizon 1999

Sister taxa: Acyon, Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Andinogale, Borhyaenidium, Chasicostylus, Cladictidae, Cladosictidae, Cladosictinae, Cladosictis, Contrerascynus, Notictis, Notocynus, Notogale, Patene, Perathereutes, Procladosictis, Pseudocladosictis, Pseudocladosictis determinabile, Pseudonotictis, Sallacyon

Subtaxa: Amphiproviverra manzaniana, Amphiproviverra obtusa, Protoproviverra palaeonictides, Sipalocyon externus, Sipalocyon gracilis, Sipalocyon obusta

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Type: Sipalocyon gracilis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore