Percrocuta Kretzoi 1938 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Percrocutidae

Parent taxon: Percrocutidae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Hendey 1974, Pickford et al. 2000 and Qiu and Cao 1988

Sister taxa: Dinocrocuta, Pseudailurus

Subtaxa: Percrocuta australis Percrocuta hebeiensis Percrocuta primordialis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (3 collections), South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (5), Kenya (1), Libya (3), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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