Hyaenodon mongoliensis Dashzeveg 1964 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Alternative combination: Megalopterodon mongoliensis

Full reference: D. Dashzeveg. 1964. On two Oligocene Hyaenodontidae from Erghilyin-Dzo (Mongolian People’s Republic). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 9(2):263-274

Belongs to Hyaenodon according to T. Tsubamoto et al. 2008

See also Lange-Badre and Dashzeveg 1989

Sister taxa: Hyaenodon (Isohyaenodon), Hyaenodon americanus, Hyaenodon bavaricus, Hyaenodon brachycephalus, 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 montanus, Hyaenodon mustelinus, Hyaenodon neimongoliensis, Hyaenodon pervagus, Hyaenodon raineyi, Hyaenodon venturae, Hyaenodon vetus, Hyaenodon weilini, Hyaenodon yuanchuensis

Type specimen: PSS 21, a mandible. Its type locality is Bayan Tsav Obo (Ergilin Dzo sublocality), which is in an Eocene terrestrial sandstone in the Ergilin Dzo Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Oligocene of Mongolia (1 collection)

• Eocene of China (1), Mongolia (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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