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Parictis Scott 1893 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41320

Synonyms: Campylocynodon Chaffee 1954 (no. 44819), Parietis Scott 1893 [objective synonym] (no. 72109), Subparictis Wang and Tedford 1992 (no. 41326)

Parent taxon: Amphicynodontinae according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: Allocyon, Amphicynodon, Drassonax, Kolponomos, Pachycynodon, Wangictis

Subtaxa: Parictis dakotensis, Parictis gilpini, Parictis major, Parictis montanus, Parictis parvus, Parictis personi, Parictis primaevus, Parietis princeous

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Type: Parictis primaevus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore