Hyaenictis Gaudry 1861 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to G. D. Koufos 2012

See also Carroll 1988, Ginsburg 1977, Kurten 1968 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Allohyaena, Belbus, Chasmaporthetes, Crocuta, Euryboas, Hyaena, Hyaenictitherium, Hyaeninae, Hyaenotherium, Ictitheriinae, Ictitherium, Ikelohyaena, Leecyaena, Lycaena, Lycyaena, Lycyaenops, Pachycrocuta, Palinhyaena, Parahyaena, Pliocrocuta, Plioviverrops, Proteles, Thalassictis, Tungurictis

Subtaxa: Hyaenictis preforfex

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (1 collection)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (2), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Greece (3), Kenya (1), Morocco (1), Spain (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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