Pyrocyon Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and H. A. Deutsch. 1989. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Hyaenodontidae (Mammalia, Creodonta) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(13):327-391

Parent taxon: Sinopaninae according to F. Solé et al. 2014

See also Gingerich and Deutsch 1989, Gunnell 1998 and Solé 2013

Sister taxa: Acarictis, Galecyon, Gazinocyon, Prototomus, Proviverroides, Sinopa, Tritemnodon

Subtaxa: Pyrocyon dioctetus

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Type: Pyrocyon dioctetus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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