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Ambloctonus Cope 1875 (creodont)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Oxyaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40955

Alternative spelling: Amblyctonus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Systematic Catalogue of Vertebrata of the Eocene of New Mexico, Collected in 1874. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Engineer Department, U. S. Army 5-37

Parent taxon: Palaeonictinae according to S. G. B. Chester et al. 2010

Sister taxon: Palaeonictis

Subtaxa: Ambloctonus major, Ambloctonus priscus, Ambloctonus sinosus

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Type: Amblyctonus sinosus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore