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Mammalia - Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Borhyaena by Ameghino (1894); it was corrected as Arctodictis by Marshall (1978), Forasiepi et al. (2004) and Goin et al. (2007).
It was assigned to Borhyaenidae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Borhyaeninae by Marshall (1978), Forasiepi et al. (2004) and Goin et al. (2007).
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|A. Forasiepi et al. 2004||Borhyaenids of medium to large size that are characterized by the following character association: opening of the infraorbitary foramen above m1, palate expanded behind the last molar, fused or strongly ankylosed dentaries at the symphysis, P/p 1 transversely oriented, m1-3 with a descendent labial lobe of the crown on the posterior root, and globe-shaped roots in the premolars.|