Harpalodon sylvestris Marsh 1872 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Alternative combination: Miacis sylvestris

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II. American Journal of Science 4(21):202-224

Belongs to Harpalodon according to J. L. Wortman 1901

See also Gazin 1976, Hay 1902, Marsh 1872, Matthew 1909, Thorpe 1923 and Wang and Tedford 1994

Sister taxa: Miacis bathygnathus, Miacis boqinghensis, Miacis deutschi, Miacis edax, Miacis exiguus, Miacis hookwayi, Miacis invictus, Miacis latidens, Miacis lushiensis, Miacis medius, Miacis parvivorus, Miacis petilus, Miacis rundlei, Miacis vorax, Miacis vulpinus, Prodaphaenus uintensis

Ecology: arboreal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Washakie A (Eocene of Wyoming)

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