Oxyaena Cope 1874 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Synonym: Argillotherium

Parent taxon: Oxyaeninae according to J. L. Wortman 1902

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Cope 1880, Cope 1880, Gunnell 1998, Scott 1892, Stucky and Hardy 2007 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Malfelis, Patriofelis

Subtaxa: Oxyaena forcipata Oxyaena gulo Oxyaena intermedia Oxyaena lupina Oxyaena pardalis Oxyaena simpsoni Oxyaena woutersi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), China (1), France (3), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (125: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Mongolia (1)

Total: 133 collections including 144 occurrences

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