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Order Carnivora Bowditch 1821 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

Synonyms: Fissipeda Blumenbach 1791, Fissipedia Blumenbach 1791

Parent taxon: Carnivoramorpha according to S. Tomiya 2011

Sister taxa: Dawsonicyon, Oodectes, Quercygale, Tapocyon, Viverravidae, Vulpavus

Subtaxa: Adracon, Arctictidae, Barbourofelidae, Bassarididae, Caniformia, Cynictidae, Feliformia, Miacoidea, Monachiopsis, Percrocutidae, Phocidae, Pristinictis, Prohesperocyon, Thos, Ursina, Viverra memphitis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore