Ictitherium Wagner 1848 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Parent taxon: Hyaenidae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Ginsburg 1977, Kurten 1968, Kurtén 1982 and Roussiakis and Theodorou 2003

Sister taxa: Allohyaena, Belbus, Chasmaporthetes, Crocuta, Euryboas, Hyaena, Hyaenictis, Hyaenictitherium, Hyaeninae, Hyaenotherium, Ictitheriinae, Ikelohyaena, Leecyaena, Lycaena, Lycyaena, Lycyaenops, Pachycrocuta, Palinhyaena, Parahyaena, Pliocrocuta, Plioviverrops, Proteles, Thalassictis, Tungurictis

Subtaxa: Ictitherium pannonicum Ictitherium sivalense

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Type: Ictitherium viverrinum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Austria (1), Bulgaria (4), Chad (1), China (13), France (2), Greece (9), Kenya (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Moldova (4), Morocco (1), Spain (1), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (4), Ukraine (5)

Total: 56 collections including 73 occurrences

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