Sinonyx Zhou et al. 1995 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Full reference: X. Zhou, R. Zhai, P. D. Gingerich and L. Chen. 1995. Skull of a new mesonychid (Mammalia, Mesonychia) from the late Paleocene of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(2):387-400

Parent taxon: Mesonychidae according to J. G. M Thewissen et al. 2001

See also Gingerich 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Zhou et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Dissacus, Dissacusium, Hapalodectinae, Harpagolestes, Hessolestes, Honanodon, Jiangxia, Lohoodon, Mesonychinae, Metahapalodectes, Olsenia, Pachyaena, Plagiocristodon, Synoplotherium

Subtaxa: Sinonyx jiashanensis

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Type: Sinonyx jiashanensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Paleocene of China (1 collection), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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