Hyaenodon brachycephalus Osborn 1909 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1909. New carnivorous mammals from the Fayƻm Oligocene, Egypt. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26:415-424

Belongs to Hyaenodon according to H. F. Osborn 1909

See also Holroyd 1999

Sister taxa: Hyaenodon (Isohyaenodon), Hyaenodon americanus, Hyaenodon bavaricus, 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

Type specimen: AMNH 13264, a mandible (Lower jaw). Its type locality is Lower beds, west of Quarry A, which is in a Rupelian terrestrial sandstone/mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Hyaenodon brachycephalus in the database

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