Apterodon Fischer 1880 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyainailouridae

Synonym: Dasyurodon Andreae 1887

Parent taxon: Apterodontinae according to M. R. Borths and N. J. Stevens 2017

See also Andrews 1906, Grohé et al. 2012, Lange-Badré and Böhme 2005, McKenna and Bell 1997, Savage 1965, Solé et al. 2014 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxon: Quasiapterodon

Subtaxa: Apterodon altidens Apterodon gaudryi Apterodon intermedius Apterodon langebadreae Apterodon macrognathus Apterodon rauenbergensis Apterodon saghensis

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Type: Apterodon gaudryi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Oligocene of Egypt (5 collections), France (1), Germany (3), Kenya (3)

• Eocene of Egypt (3), Libya (5)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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