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Galecyon Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40914

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 2013

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

Subtaxa: Galecyon chronius, Galecyon gallus, Galecyon mordax, Galecyon morloi, Galecyon peregrinus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore