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Vassacyon Matthew 1909 (placental)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40990

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 9:289-567

Parent taxon: Carnivoraformes according to F. Solé et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Carnivora, Dormaalocyon, Gracilocyon, Quercygale, Uintacyon, Xinyuictis, Zodiocyon

Subtaxa: Vassacyon bowni, Vassacyon prieuri, Vassacyon promicrodon, Vassacyon taxidiotis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore