Hyaenodon horridus Leidy 1853 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Alternative combination: Neohyaenodon horridus

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1853. [On leave granted, Dr. Leidy made the following coinmnunication]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6:392-394

Belongs to Hyaenodon according to W. B. Scott 1892

See also Galbreath 1953, Gunnell 1998, Gustafson 1986, Hay 1902, Leidy 1853, Leidy 1857, Mellett 1977, Polly 1996, Scott and Jepsen 1936, Thorpe 1922 and Van Valen 1966

Sister taxa: Hyaenodon (Isohyaenodon), Hyaenodon americanus, Hyaenodon bavaricus, Hyaenodon brachycephalus, Hyaenodon brevirostrus, Hyaenodon chunkhtensis, Hyaenodon crucians, Hyaenodon cruentus, Hyaenodon dubius, Hyaenodon eminus, Hyaenodon filholi, Hyaenodon gigas, Hyaenodon incertus, Hyaenodon leptocephalus, Hyaenodon leptorhynchus, Hyaenodon megaloides, Hyaenodon microdon, Hyaenodon minor, Hyaenodon mongoliensis, Hyaenodon montanus, Hyaenodon mustelinus, Hyaenodon neimongoliensis, Hyaenodon pervagus, Hyaenodon raineyi, Hyaenodon venturae, Hyaenodon vetus, Hyaenodon weilini, Hyaenodon yuanchuensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Oligocene of United States (9: Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (8: New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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