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Harpagolestes Wortman 1901 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 42915

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1901. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. The American Journal of Science, series 4 12(70):281-296

Parent taxon: Mesonychidae according to J. D. Archibald 1998

Sister taxa: Andrewsarchinae, Dissacus, Dissacusium, Hessolestes, Honanodon, Jiangxia, Lohoodon, Mesonychinae, Metahapalodectes, Olsenia, Pachyaena, Plagiocristodon, Sinonyx, Synoplotherium

Subtaxa: Harpagolestes brevipes, Harpagolestes immanis, Harpagolestes leei, Harpagolestes leotensis, Harpagolestes macrocephalus, Harpagolestes uintensis

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Type: Harpagolestes macrocephalus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore