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Pyrocyon Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40941

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and H. A. Deutsch. 1989. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Hyaenodontidae (Mammalia, Creodonta) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(13):327-391

Parent taxon: Sinopaninae according to F. Solé et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acarictis, Galecyon, Gazinocyon, Prototomus, Proviverroides, Sinopa, Tritemnodon

Subtaxa: Pyrocyon dioctetus

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Type: Pyrocyon dioctetus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore