Thylacosmilus Riggs 1933 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta - Thylacosmilidae

Synonym: Achlysictis Ameghino 1891

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

See also de Muizon 1994, Forasiepi and Carlini 2010 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Anachlysictis, Hyaenodontops, Notosmilus, Patagosmilus

Subtaxa: Thylacosmilus atrox

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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