Gracilocyon Smith and Smith 2010 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

Full reference: T. Smith and R. Smith. 2010. A new genus of "miacid" carnivoran from the earliest Eocene of Europe and North America. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 55(4):761-764

Parent taxon: Carnivoraformes according to F. Solé et al. 2016

See also Smith and Smith 2010

Sister taxa: Carnivora, Dormaalocyon, Quercygale, Uintacyon, Vassacyon, Xinyuictis, Zodiocyon

Subtaxa: Gracilocyon igniculus Gracilocyon rosei Gracilocyon rundlei Gracilocyon solei Gracilocyon winkleri

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Type: Miacis winkleri

Ecology: scansorial insectivore


• Eocene of Belgium (2 collections), France (1), United States (10: Mississippi, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Romania (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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