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†order Creodonta Cope 1875 (creodont)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40902

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. On the supposed Carnivora of the Eocene of the Rocky Mountains. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences (separate) 1-4

Parent taxon: Ferae according to M. Spaulding et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Carnivoramorpha, Pholidotamorpha

Subtaxa: Altacreodus, Ambloctonidae, Amblyctonidae, Hyaenodontida, Limnocyonidae, Oxyaenodonta, Uintacyonidae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore