Acarictis Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Full reference: P. D. Gingerich and H. A. Deutsch. 1989. Systematics and Evolution of Early Eocene Hyaenodontidae (Mammalia, Creodonta) in the Clarks Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan 27(13):327-391

Parent taxon: Sinopaninae according to F. Solé 2013

See also Gingerich and Deutsch 1989 and Gunnell 1998

Sister taxa: Galecyon, Gazinocyon, Prototomus, Proviverroides, Pyrocyon, Sinopa, Tritemnodon

Subtaxa: Acarictis ryani

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Type: Acarictis ryani

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (8: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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