Hyaenodon Laizer and Parieu 1838 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Synonyms: Protohyaenodon Stock 1933, Pseudopterodon Schlosser 1887, Taxotherium Blainville 1841

Parent taxon: Hyaenodontinae according to F. Solé and B. Mennecart 2019

See also Alroy 2002, Andrews 1906, Borths et al. 2016, Gunnell 1998, Hay 1902, Lambe 1908, McKenna and Bell 1997, Mellett 1977, Peigné et al. 2007, Polly 1996, Savage 1965, Scott 1892, Stock 1933, Thorpe 1922, Van Valen 1967 and Wang et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Isphanatherium, Megalopterodon, Neoparapterodon, Propterodon

Subtaxa: Hyaenodon (Isohyaenodon) Hyaenodon americanus Hyaenodon bavaricus Hyaenodon brachycephalus Hyaenodon brevirostrus Hyaenodon chunkhtensis Hyaenodon crucians Hyaenodon cruentus Hyaenodon dubius Hyaenodon eminus Hyaenodon filholi Hyaenodon gigas Hyaenodon horridus Hyaenodon incertus Hyaenodon leptocephalus Hyaenodon leptorhynchus Hyaenodon megaloides Hyaenodon microdon Hyaenodon minor Hyaenodon mongoliensis Hyaenodon montanus Hyaenodon mustelinus Hyaenodon neimongoliensis Hyaenodon pervagus Hyaenodon raineyi Hyaenodon venturae Hyaenodon vetus Hyaenodon weilini Hyaenodon yuanchuensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of China (1 collection), Kenya (7)

• Arikareean of United States (2: California, Nebraska)

• Oligocene of China (5), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (14), Georgia (1), Germany (2), Mongolia (7), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1), United States (27: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (3: Saskatchewan), China (6), France (9), Mongolia (9), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (31: California, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 134 collections including 179 occurrences

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