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Machaeroides Matthew 1909 (creodont)

Osteichthyes - Ferae - Oxyaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40960

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1909. The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 9:289-567

Parent taxon: Oxyaenidae according to G. F. Gunnell 1998

Sister taxa: Apataelurus, Dipsalidictis, Dipsalodon, Dormaalodon, Oxyaeninae, Palaeonictinae, Sarkastodon, Tytthaena

Subtaxa: Machaeroides eothen, Machaeroides simpsoni

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Type: Machaeroides eothen

Ecology: scansorial insectivore