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Sarkastodon Granger 1938 (creodont)

Osteichthyes - Ferae - Oxyaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40965

Full reference: W. Granger. 1938. A giant oxyaenid from the Upper Eocene of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 969:1-5

Parent taxon: Oxyaenidae according to W. Granger 1938

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

Subtaxa: Sarkastodon henanensis, Sarkastodon mongoliensis

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Type: Sarkastodon mongoliensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore