Acyon Ameghino 1887 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Parent taxon: Hathliacynidae according to A. M. Forasiepi et al. 2006

See also Ameghino 1894, Marshall 1978 and Marshall 1981

Sister taxa: Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Andinogale, Borhyaenidium, Chasicostylus, Cladictidae, Cladosictidae, Cladosictinae, Cladosictis, Contrerascynus, Notictis, Notocynus, Notogale, Patene, Perathereutes, Procladosictis, Pseudocladosictis, Pseudocladosictis determinabile, Pseudonotictis, Sallacyon, Sipalocyon

Subtaxa: Acyon myctoderos Acyon tricuspidatus

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Type: Acyon tricuspidatus

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (5 collections), Bolivia (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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