Andrewsarchus Osborn 1924 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Acreodi

Full reference: H. F. Osborn. 1924. Andrewsarchus, giant mesonychid of Mongolia. American Museum Novitates 146:1-5

Parent taxon: Acreodi according to R. Tabuce et al. 2011

See also Carroll 1988, Gingerich 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997, Osborn 1924, Spaulding et al. 2009, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Zhou et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Mesonychia, Mondegodon, Oxyclaenidae, Oxyclaenus, Triisodontidae

Subtaxa: Andrewsarchus crassum Andrewsarchus mongoliensis

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Type: Andrewsarchus mongoliensis

Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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