Tapocyon Stock 1934 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

Full reference: C. Stock. 1934. New creodonta from the Sespe upper Eocene, California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 20(7):423-427

Parent taxon: Carnivoramorpha according to S. Tomiya 2011

See also Flynn 1998, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Hooker 1986, Polly et al. 2006, Stock 1934, Wesley and Flynn 2003 and Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin 2005

Sister taxa: Carnivoraformes, Dawsonicyon, Oodectes, Viverravidae

Subtaxa: Tapocyon dawsonae Tapocyon robustus

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Type: Tapocyon occidentalis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Eocene of United States (10: California, Montana, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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