Pristinictis Fox and Youzwyshyn 1994 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Full reference: R. C. Fox and G. P. Youzwyshyn. 1994. New primitive carnivorans (Mammalia) from the Paleocene of western Canada, and their bearing on relationships of the order. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(3):382-404

Parent taxon: Carnivora according to J. J. Flynn 1998

See also Fox and Youzwyshyn 1994

Sister taxa: Adcrocuta, Adracon, Arctoidea, Barbourofelidae, Caniformia, Feliformia, Fissipedia, Miacoidea, Monachiopsis, Percrocutidae, Prohesperocyon, Ravenictis, Thos, Ursina, Viverra memphitis, Vulpavus

Subtaxa: Pristinictis connata

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Type: Pristinictis connata

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cochrane 2 (Paleocene of Alberta)

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