Dissacus Cope 1881 (condylarth)

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Synonyms: Hyaenodictis Lemoine 1891, Hyoenodictis Lemoine 1880, Plesidissacus Lemoine 1894

Parent taxon: Mesonychidae according to F. Solé et al. 2018

See also Alroy 2002, Archibald 1998, Carroll 1988, Chow et al. 1973, Chow et al. 1977, Geisler and McKenna 2007, Gingerich 1998, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rose et al. 2012, Scott 1892, Szalay and Gould 1966, Thewissen et al. 2001 and Zhou et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Dissacusium, Hapalodectinae, Harpagolestes, Hessolestes, Honanodon, Jiangxia, Lohoodon, Mesonychinae, Metahapalodectes, Olsenia, Pachyaena, Plagiocristodon, Sinonyx, Synoplotherium

Subtaxa: Dissacus argenteus Dissacus blayaci Dissacus bohaiensis Dissacus europaeus Dissacus filholi Dissacus indigenus Dissacus magushanensis Dissacus navajovius Dissacus praenuntius Dissacus progressus Dissacus raslanloubatieri Dissacus rotundus Dissacus rougierae Dissacus serior Dissacus serratus Dissacus shanghoensis Dissacus willwoodensis Dissacus zanabazari Dissacus zengi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), China (4), France (7), Mexico (1), Mongolia (1), Spain (2), United States (14: Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta), China (7), France (2), Mongolia (1), United States (50: California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 91 collections including 93 occurrences

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