Dawsonicyon Spaulding et al. 2010 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

Full reference: M. Spaulding, J. J. Flynn, and R. K. Stucky. 2010. A new basal Carnivoramorphan (Mammalia) from the ‘Bridger B’ (Black’s Fork member, Bridger Formation, Bridgerian Nalma, middle Eocene) of Wyoming, USA. Palaeontology 53(4):815-832

Parent taxon: Carnivoramorpha according to S. Tomiya 2011

See also Spaulding et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Carnivoraformes, Oodectes, Tapocyon, Viverravidae

Subtaxa: Dawsonicyon isami

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Type: Dawsonicyon isami

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution: found only at Bill’s Smilodectes BLM locality (Eocene of Wyoming)

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