Prolimnocyon Matthew and Granger 1915 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and W. Granger. 1915. A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 34(1):1-103

Parent taxon: Limnocyoninae according to M. R. Borths et al. 2016

See also Gingerich and Deutsch 1989, Gunnell 1998, Matthew and Granger 1915, McKenna 1960, Morlo and Gunnell 2005, Peigné et al. 2007, Rose et al. 2012, Solé 2013, Van Valen 1966 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Iridodon, Limnocyon, Limnocyonini, Machaeroidini, Oxyaenodon, Prolaena, Thereutherium, Thinocyon

Subtaxa: Prolimnocyon antiquus Prolimnocyon atavus Prolimnocyon chowi Prolimnocyon eerius Prolimnocyon haematus

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Type: Prolimnocyon atavus

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Eocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), Mexico (1), United States (82: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of China (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 86 collections including 87 occurrences

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