Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Miacis Cope 1872 (carnivoran)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Miacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40979

Synonyms: Harpalodon Marsh 1872 (no. 46808), Prodaphaenus Wortman and Matthew 1899 (no. 40986)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Third account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene of Wyoming Valley. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-4

Parent taxon: Miacidae according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Eogale, Miacinae, Miocyon, Pappidictops, Simamphicyon, Viverravinae

Subtaxa: Harpalodon sylvestris, Miacis bathygnathus, Miacis boqinghensis, Miacis deutschi, Miacis edax, Miacis exiguus, Miacis hookwayi, Miacis invictus, Miacis latidens, Miacis lushiensis, Miacis medius, Miacis parvivorus, Miacis petilus, Miacis rundlei, Miacis vorax, Miacis vulpinus, Prodaphaenus uintensis

View classification

Ecology: arboreal insectivore