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Simidectes Stock 1933 (mesonychian)

Osteichthyes - Acreodi

PaleoDB taxon number: 40270

Alternative spelling: Pleurocyon (Simidectes)

Synonym: Pleurocyon Peterson 1919 (taxon 50481)

Full reference: C. Stock. 1933. A miacid from the Sespe Upper Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 19(5):481-486

Parent taxon: Mesonychoidea according to P. D. Gingerich 1982

Sister taxa: Hapalodectidae, Mesonychidae, Wyolestes, Wyolestidae

Subtaxa: Simidectes magnus, Simidectes medius, Simidectes merriami

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore