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†family Borhyaenidae Ameghino 1894 (marsupial)

Osteichthyes - Didelphimorphia

PaleoDB taxon number: 40010

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1894. Enumeration synoptique des especes de mammifères fossiles des formations éocènes de Patagonie. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias en Cordoba (Republica Argentina) 13:259-452

Parent taxon: Sparassodonta according to A. M. Forasiepi et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Hondadelphidae, Lycopsis, Mayulestidae, Proborhyaenidae, Thylacosmilidae, Amphoproviverridae, Sallacyon, Acyonidae, Arminiheringiidae, Stylocynus

Subtaxa: Angelocabrerus, Argyrolestes, Australohyaena, Borhyaeninae, Eutemnodus, Eutemodus, Fredszalaya, Nemolestes, Pharsophorus, Prothylacyninae

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore