†superfamily Miacoidea Cope (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Parent taxon: Carnivora according to K. D. Rose et al. 2012

See also Carroll 1988, Hooker 1986 and Meehan and Wilson 2002

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

Subtaxa: Miacidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan collections), China (7), France (8), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (172: Alabama, California, Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of China (4), United States (5: North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 210 collections including 236 occurrences

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