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†family Mesonychidae Cope 1875 (condylarth)

Osteichthyes - Acreodi

PaleoDB taxon number: 42909

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. On the supposed Carnivora of the Eocene of the Rocky Mountains. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences (separate) 1-4

Parent taxon: Mesonychia according to F. Solé et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Hapalodectidae, Simidectes, Wyolestes, Wyolestidae

Subtaxa: Andrewsarchinae, Dissacus, Dissacusium, Harpagolestes, Hessolestes, Honanodon, Jiangxia, Lohoodon, Mesonychinae, Metahapalodectes, Olsenia, Pachyaena, Plagiocristodon, Sinonyx, Synoplotherium

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore