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Vulpavus Marsh 1871 (carnivoran)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 40991

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals and birds from the Tertiary formation of the West. American Journal of Science 2(8):120-127

Parent taxon: Carnivora according to M. T. Silcox et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Adcrocuta, Adracon, Arctoidea, Barbourofelidae, Caniformia, Feliformia, Megencephalon, Miacoidea, Monachiopsis, Percrocutidae, Pristinictis, Prohesperocyon, Ravenictis, Thos, Ursina, Viverra memphitis, Arctictidae, Bassarididae, Cynictidae

Subtaxa: Vulpavus australis, Vulpavus canavus, Vulpavus completus, Vulpavus farsonensis, Vulpavus hargeri, Vulpavus ovatus, Vulpavus palustris, Vulpavus profectus

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Type: Vulpavus palustris

Ecology: arboreal insectivore