†superfamily Borhyaenoidea Ameghino 1894 (metatherian)

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Parent taxon: Sparassodonta according to A. M. Forasiepi 2009

See also de Muizon 1999, Goin 1997, Marshall 1978 and Patterson and Marshall 1978

Sister taxa: Acyonidae, Amphoproviverridae, Australogale, Hondadelphidae, Stylocynus, Thylacosmilidae

Subtaxa: Borhyaenidae Lycopsis Proborhyaenidae

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Type: Borhyaenidae

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (33 collections), Bolivia (3), Chile (1), Colombia (7), Peru (2), Venezuela (1)

• Deseadan of Argentina (8), Bolivia (7), Brazil (1), Uruguay (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Chile (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (11), Brazil (1), Chile (1), Peru (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 84 collections including 128 occurrences

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