Parahyaena Hendey 1974 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to K.-P. Koepfli et al. 2006

See also Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Allohyaena, Belbus, Chasmaporthetes, Crocuta, Euryboas, Hyaena, Hyaenictis, Hyaenictitherium, Hyaeninae, Hyaenotherium, Ictitheriinae, Ictitherium, Ikelohyaena, Leecyaena, Lycaena, Lycyaena, Lycyaenops, Pachycrocuta, Palinhyaena, Pliocrocuta, Plioviverrops, Proteles, Thalassictis, Tungurictis

Subtaxa: Parahyaena brunnea

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (18 collections), Spain (1), Swaziland (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (3)

• Pliocene of Kenya (1), South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 27 collections including 28 occurrences

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