Sipalocyon Ameghino 1887 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Synonyms: Amphiproviverra Ameghino 1891, Amphithereutes Ameghino 1935, Protoproviverra Ameghino 1891, Thylacodictis Mercerat 1891

Parent taxon: Hathliacynidae according to C. J. de Muizon 1999

See also Ameghino 1891, Ameghino 1894, de Muizon 1994, Goin et al. 2007, Lydekker 1894, Marshall 1978, Marshall 1981, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Acyon, Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Andinogale, Borhyaenidium, Chasicostylus, Cladictidae, Cladosictidae, Cladosictinae, Cladosictis, Contrerascynus, Notictis, Notocynus, Notogale, Patene, Perathereutes, Procladosictis, Pseudocladosictis, Pseudocladosictis determinabile, Pseudonotictis, Sallacyon

Subtaxa: Amphiproviverra manzaniana Amphiproviverra obtusa Protoproviverra palaeonictides Sipalocyon externus Sipalocyon gracilis Sipalocyon obusta

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Type: Sipalocyon gracilis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (18 collections), Chile (2), Peru (1)

Total: 21 collections including 36 occurrences

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