Lycyaena Hensel 1863 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

See also Belyaeva 1948, Kurten 1968 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Germany (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1)

• Miocene of Moldova (1), Spain (3), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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