Uintacyon Leidy 1873 (placental)

Mammalia - Ferae

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

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

See also Flynn 1998, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Friscia and Rasmussen 2010, Hay 1902, Hooker 1986, Leidy 1873, Rose et al. 2012, Scott 1892, Silcox et al. 2010 and Solé 2014

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

Subtaxa: Uintacyon acutus Uintacyon asodes Uintacyon gingerichi Uintacyon hookeri Uintacyon jugulans Uintacyon massetericus Uintacyon rudis

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Type: Uintacyon edax

Ecology: arboreal carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (5 collections), the United Kingdom (1), United States (57: Colorado, Mississippi, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (13: Wyoming)

Total: 76 collections including 77 occurrences

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