Pachycrocuta Kretzoi 1938 (brown hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to T. Medin et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

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

Subtaxa: Pachycrocuta brevirostris

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), China (3), the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Georgia (2), Germany (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (6), Kazakhstan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (1), Pakistan (2), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3), Tajikistan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Greece (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), South Africa (1), Tajikistan (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 46 collections including 47 occurrences

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