Miacis Cope 1872 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Synonyms: Harpalodon Marsh 1872, Prodaphaenus Wortman and Matthew 1899

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Third account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene of Wyoming Valley. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-4

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

See also Cope 1880, Cope 1880, Flynn 1998, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Friscia and Rasmussen 2010, Gazin 1976, Heinrich et al. 2008, Hooker 1986, Matthew 1909, Matthew 1937, Peterson 1919, Polly et al. 2006, Scott 1892, Stock 1934, Thorpe 1923, Thorpe 1923, Tomiya 2011, Van Valen 1967, Wang and Tedford 1994 and Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin 2005

Sister taxa: Eogale, Miacinae, Miocyon, Pappidictops, Simamphicyon, Viverravinae

Subtaxa: Harpalodon sylvestris Miacis bathygnathus Miacis boqinghensis Miacis deutschi Miacis edax Miacis exiguus Miacis hookwayi Miacis invictus Miacis latidens Miacis lushiensis Miacis medius Miacis parvivorus Miacis petilus Miacis rundlei Miacis vorax Miacis vulpinus Prodaphaenus uintensis

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Ecology: arboreal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), China (6), France (1), Kazakhstan (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (121: California, Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 135 collections including 146 occurrences

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