Sarkastodon Granger 1938 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Full reference: W. Granger. 1938. A giant oxyaenid from the Upper Eocene of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 969:1-5

Parent taxon: Oxyaenidae according to W. Granger 1938

See also Gunnell 1998 and Van Valen 1967

Sister taxa: Apataelurus, Dipsalidictis, Dipsalodon, Dormaalodon, Machaeroides, Oxyaeninae, Palaeonictinae, Tytthaena

Subtaxa: Sarkastodon henanensis Sarkastodon mongoliensis

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Type: Sarkastodon mongoliensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (3 collections), Mongolia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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