Vulpavus Marsh 1871 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals and birds from the Tertiary formation of the West. American Journal of Science 2(8):120-127

Parent taxon: Carnivora according to M. T. Silcox et al. 2010

See also Alroy 2002, Flynn 1998, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Hay 1902, Hooker 1986, Polly et al. 2006, Scott 1892, Tomiya 2011 and Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin 2005

Sister taxa: Adcrocuta, Adracon, Arctoidea, Barbourofelidae, Caniformia, Felidi, Feliformia, Fissipedia, Miacoidea, Monachiopsis, Percrocutidae, Phocidi, Pristinictis, Prohesperocyon, Protelidi, Protoferi, Ravenictis, Thos, Ursina, Ursocanidi, Viverra memphitis

Subtaxa: Vulpavus (Phlaodectes) Vulpavus australis Vulpavus canavus Vulpavus completus Vulpavus farsonensis Vulpavus hargeri Vulpavus palustris Vulpavus profectus

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Type: Vulpavus palustris

Ecology: arboreal carnivore-omnivore


• Eocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), United States (92: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 93 collections including 113 occurrences

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