Palaeogale von Meyer 1846 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Synonym: Bunaelurus Cope 1873

Parent taxon: Viverravoidea according to J. J. Flynn and H. Galiano 1982

See also Alroy 2002, Baskin 1998, Baskin and Tedford 1996, de Bonis 1981, Galbreath 1953, Morlo 1996, Simpson 1946 and Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Bunaelurus lagophagus Palaeogale dorothiae Palaeogale felina Palaeogale hyaenoides Palaeogale minuta Palaeogale praehyaenoides Palaeogale sanguinarius Palaeogale sectoria

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (4 collections), Germany (2), United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Harrisonian of United States (3: Florida, Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (3: Florida, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Oligocene to Miocene of China (1)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (1), France (6), Mongolia (2), United States (17: Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of United States (2: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 44 collections including 48 occurrences

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