Patriofelis Leidy 1870 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Synonyms: Aelurotherium Adams 1896, Limnofelis Marsh 1872, Oreocyon Marsh 1872

Parent taxon: Oxyaeninae according to J. L. Wortman 1902

See also Alroy 2002, Cope 1880, Cope 1880, Denison 1938, Gazin 1957, Gazin 1976, Gunnell 1998, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1910, Scott 1892, Stucky and Hardy 2007, Thorpe 1923, Van Valen 1966, Van Valen 1967 and Wortman 1894

Sister taxa: Malfelis, Oxyaena

Subtaxa: Aelurotherium bicuspis Aelurotherium latidens Patriofelis ferox Patriofelis leidyanus Patriofelis ulta

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (17: Colorado, Oregon, Wyoming collections)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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