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Ardynictis Matthew and Granger 1925 (eutherian)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 41369

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1925. New Creodonts and Rodents from the Ardyn Obo Formation of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 193:1-7

Parent taxon: Didymoconidae according to P. Missiaen et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Archaeoryctes, Ardynictinae, Didymoconinae, Didymoconus berkeyi, Hsiangolestes, Hunanictis, Jiajianictis, Kennatheriinae, Wanolestes, Zeuctherium

Subtaxa: Ardynictis captor, Ardynictis furunculus, Ardynictis zhaii

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Type: Ardynictis furunculus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore