Ambloctonus Cope 1875 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Alternative spelling: Amblyctonus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Systematic Catalogue of Vertebrata of the Eocene of New Mexico, Collected in 1874. Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Engineer Department, U. S. Army 5-37

Parent taxon: Palaeonictinae according to S. G. B. Chester et al. 2010

See also Cope 1875, Cope 1875, Cope 1880, Cope 1880, Gunnell 1998, Hay 1902, Scott 1892 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxon: Palaeonictis

Subtaxa: Ambloctonus major Ambloctonus priscus Ambloctonus sinosus

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Type: Ambloctonus sinosus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (7: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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