Anachlysictis Goin 1997 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta - Thylacosmilidae

Etymology: Ana, from the greek that means "from down to up" or "toward"; Achlysictis, the type genus of Thyla cosmilidae

Full reference: F. J. Goin. 1997. New clues for understanding Neogene marsupial radiation. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene fauna of La Venta, Colombia 187-206

Parent taxon: Thylacosmilidae according to F. J. Goin 1997

Sister taxa: Hyaenodontops, Notosmilus, Patagosmilus, Thylacosmilus

Subtaxa: Anachlysictis gracilis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution: found only at Duke Locality 75 (La Venta Fauna) (Miocene of Colombia)

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