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Tapocyon Stock 1934 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40988

Full reference: C. Stock. 1934. New creodonta from the Sespe upper Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 20(7):423-427

Parent taxon: Carnivoramorpha according to S. Tomiya 2011

Sister taxa: Carnivoraformes, Dawsonicyon, Oodectes, Viverravidae

Subtaxa: Tapocyon dawsonae, Tapocyon robustus

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Type: Tapocyon occidentalis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore