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Thylacosmilus Riggs 1933 (metatherian)

Osteichthyes - Sparassodonta - Thylacosmilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40045

Synonym: Achlysictis Ameghino 1891 (taxon 40042)

Parent taxon: Thylacosmilidae according to C. J. de Muizon 1999

Sister taxa: Anachlysictis, Hyaenodontops, Notosmilus, Patagosmilus

Subtaxa: Thylacosmilus atrox

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore