Miacis edax Leidy 1873 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Alternative combination: Uintacyon edax

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1873. Part I. Contributions to the extinct vertebrate fauna of the western territories. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories 1:1-358

Belongs to Miacis according to W. B. Scott 1892

See also Hay 1902, Leidy 1873 and Wortman and Matthew 1899

Sister taxa: Miacis bathygnathus, Miacis boqinghensis, Miacis deutschi, Miacis exiguus, Miacis hookwayi, Miacis invictus, Miacis latidens, Miacis lushiensis, Miacis medius, Miacis parvivorus, Miacis petilus, Miacis rundlei, Miacis vorax, Miacis vulpinus, Harpalodon sylvestris, Prodaphaenus uintensis

Ecology: arboreal carnivore

Distribution: found only at 1 Mile West of the Head of Plateau Creek (Eocene of Colorado)

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