Patriofelis ferox Marsh 1872 (creodont)

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Alternative combination: Limnofelis ferox

Synonyms: Limnofelis latidens Marsh 1872, Oreocyon latidens Marsh 1872, Patriofelis latidens Marsh 1872

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Belongs to Patriofelis according to J. L. Wortman 1902

See also Denison 1938, Gazin 1957, Gazin 1976, Gunnell 1998, Marsh 1872, Marsh 1872, Matthew 1909, Thorpe 1923 and Wortman 1894

Sister taxa: Patriofelis leidyanus, Patriofelis ulta, Aelurotherium latidens, Aelurotherium bicuspis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: Oregon, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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