Simocyon Wagner 1858 (red panda)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ailuridae

Invalid subtaxa: Araeocyon Thorpe 1922, Pliocyon Thorpe 1921 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Ailuridae according to M. J. Salesa et al. 2006

See also Alroy 2002, Baskin 1998, Peigné et al. 2005, Tedford et al. 1987, Tedrow et al. 1999, Thorpe 1922, Wang 1997 and Wolson 1993

Sister taxa: Ailurinae, Ailurus, Amphictis, Magerictis, Parailurus, Protursus, Simocyoninae

Subtaxa: Simocyon batalleri Simocyon primigenius

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Idaho, Oregon collections)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Moldova (1), Spain (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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