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Hyaena Brisson 1762 (hyaena)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41024

Synonym: Euhyaena Falconer 1868 [objective synonym] (taxon 233808)

Full reference: M. J. Brisson. 1762. Regnum Animale in classes IX distributum, sive synopsis methodica, Ed. 2

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to K.-P. Koepfli et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Allohyaena, Belbus, Chasmaporthetes, Crocuta, Euryboas, Hyaenictis, Hyaenictitherium, Hyaeninae, Hyaenotherium, Ictitheriinae, Ictitherium, Ikelohyaena, Leecyaena, Lycaena, Lycyaena, Lycyaenops, Pachycrocuta, Palinhyaena, Parahyaena, Pliocrocuta, Plioviverrops, Proteles, Thalassictis, Tungurictis

Subtaxa: Hyaena abronia, Hyaena antiqua, Hyaena donnezani, Hyaena gigantea, Hyaena hipparionum, Hyaena hyaena, Hyaena makapani, Hyaena perrieri, Hyaena prisca

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore