Adcrocuta Kretzoi 1938 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Synonym: Hyena [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Carnivora according to M. Böhme et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988, Gray 1825, Koufos 2012, Roussiakis and Theodorou 2003, Werdelin and Peigne 2010 and Werdelin and Solunias 1991

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

Subtaxa: Adcrocuta eximia

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of South Africa (2 collections)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Bulgaria (1), China (4), France (2), Georgia (2), Greece (11), Kazakhstan (1), Romania (1), Spain (1), Turkey (4), Ukraine (1)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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