Thalassictis Nordmann 1850 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Synonyms: Miohyaena Kretzoi 1938, Palhyaena Gervais 1859

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to B. Kurtén 1982

See also Carroll 1988 and Scott and Osborn 1890

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

Subtaxa: Thalassictis robusta

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Type: Thalassictis robusta

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (1 collection), Hungary (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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