Galecyon 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, Gunnell 1998, Smith and Smith 2001 and Solé et al. 2009

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

Subtaxa: Galecyon chronius Galecyon gallus Galecyon mordax Galecyon morloi Galecyon peregrinus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), France (1), United States (10: Wyoming)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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