Dissacus europaeus Lemoine 1891 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Synonym: Hyaenodictis gaudryi Lemione 1891

Belongs to Dissacus according to F. Solé et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Dissacus argenteus, Dissacus blayaci, Dissacus bohaiensis, Dissacus filholi, Dissacus indigenus, Dissacus magushanensis, Dissacus navajovius, Dissacus praenuntius, Dissacus progressus, Dissacus raslanloubatieri, Dissacus rotundus, Dissacus rougierae, Dissacus serior, Dissacus serratus, Dissacus shanghoensis, Dissacus willwoodensis, Dissacus zanabazari, Dissacus zengi

Type specimens:

  • Dissacus europaeus: Its type locality is Cernay, which is in a Thanetian terrestrial horizon in the ConglomĂ©rat de Cernay Formation of France
  • Hyaenodictis gaudryi:

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection)

• Paleocene of France (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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