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Hyaenodontoidea

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Hyaenodontoidea Leidy
1967Hyaenodontoidea Van Valen
2019Hyaenodontoidea Solé and Mennecart

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderHyaenodonta()
superfamilyHyaenodontoideaLeidy 1869
superfamilyHyaenodontoideaLeidy 1869

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialsubc
Diet: insectivoreuc
Created: 2005-09-06 20:43:42
Modified: 2005-09-06 22:44:32
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Luo et al. 2003, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Torrejonian to the top of the Late/Upper Miocene or 63.30000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (582 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (New Mexico) Deltatherium fundaminis (14814 14815 14816 14824 14825 14832 14865 14868 14873 14891) Deltatherium sp. (14819)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Morocco Boualitomus marocanensis (68176) Lahimia selloumi (133217)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Morocco (Meknès-Tafilalet) Proviverrinae indet., Tinerhodon disputatum (88301) Tinerhodon disputatum (133241)
Thanetian - Early/Lower Eocene59.2 - 48.6France (Marne) Hyaenodontidae indet., Arfia gingerichi (133367)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8Mongolia Sinopa sp. (133399)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Marne) Didelphodus sp., Minimovellentodon russelli (35533) Didelphodus sp., Morlodon vellerei, Preregidens langebadrae (35535) Francotherium lindgreni, Matthodon menui (181653) Matthodon menui (181639) Matthodon menui, Leonhardtina godinoti (35539) Oxyaenoides lindgreni, Oxyaena menui (35540) Prototomus girardoti (35537)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Champagne-Ardenne) Matthodon menui (73387)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Aude) Preregidens langebadrae (78236)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Kyrgyzstan (Osh) Neoparapterodon sp., Isphanatherium ferganensis (28490)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Algeria Koholia atlasense (71984)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Switzerland (Canton Solothurn) Hyaenodon compressus, Hyaenodon filholi (182805)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mongolia Hyaenodontidae indet. (182090)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Kenya Hyaenodon andrewsi (21724)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Namibia (Karas) Hyaenodontidae unnamed species (168036) Hyaenodontidae unnamed species, Namasector soriae (146601)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97China (Gansu) Hyaenodon sp. (42065)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Uganda Prionogale breviceps (28441)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya (Northern Frontier District) Hyaenodontidae indet., Hyaenodon andrewsi (122454)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya Hyaenodon andrewsi, Hyaenodon matthewi, Hyaenodon pilgrimi (21725) Hyaenodon matthewsi, Hyaenodon andrewsi, Hyaenodon pilgrimi (21726) Hyaenodon sp. (27858 38060 87341)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Nepal Hyaenodontidae indet. (48712)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Tunisia (Gafsa) Hyaenodontidae indet. (35277 35281)