†family Miacidae Cope 1880 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Alternative spelling: Miacinae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1880. On the genera of the Creodonta. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-6

Parent taxon: Miacoidea according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Astibia et al. 2000, Bryant 1991, Cope 1880, Cope 1880, Cope 1889, Flynn 1998, Friscia and Rasmussen 2010, Heinrich et al. 2008, Hooker 1986, Meehan and Wilson 2002, Peterson 1919, Polly et al. 2006, Smith and Smith 2010, Spaulding et al. 2010, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Eogale Miacinae Miacis Miocyon Pappidictops Simamphicyon Viverravinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan collections), China (7), France (8), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (170: Alabama, California, Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of China (4), United States (5: North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 208 collections including 234 occurrences

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