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Leakitherium Savage 1965 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyainailouridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40922

Full reference: R. J. G. Savage. 1965. Fossil Mammals of Africa: 19 The Miocene Carnivora of East Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology 10(8):241-316

Parent taxon: Hyainailourinae according to M. R. Borths and N. J. Stevens 2017

Sister taxa: Akhnatenavus, Dissopsalini, Hemipsalodon, Hyainailourini, Hyainailouros, Isohyaenodon, Kerberos, Megistotherium, Metapterodon, Metapterodontini, Mlanyama, Orienspterodon, Parapterodon, Paroxyaenini, Parvavorodon, Pterodon

Subtaxa: Leakitherium hiwegi

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Type: Leakitherium hiwegi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore