Hyaenictitherium Kretzoi 1938 (hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

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

See also Geraads 1997

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

Subtaxa: Hyaenictitherium barbarum

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Pliocene of Morocco (2 collections)

• MN 13 of China (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), China (1), Greece (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (1), Libya (2), Ukraine (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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