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Oodectes Wortman 1901 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40981

Synonym: Paeneprolimnocyon Guthrie 1967 (taxon 49601)

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1901. Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum. The American Journal of Science, series 4 12:143-154

Parent taxon: Carnivoramorpha according to S. Tomiya 2011

Sister taxa: Carnivoraformes, Dawsonicyon, Tapocyon, Viverravidae

Subtaxa: Oodectes herpestoides, Oodectes jepseni, Oodectes pugnax

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Type: Oodectes herpestoides

Ecology: scansorial insectivore