†family Percrocutidae Werdelin and Solounias 1991 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Percrocutidae

Parent taxon: Carnivora according to M. Pickford et al. 2000

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

Subtaxa: Dinocrocuta Percrocuta Pseudailurus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (3 collections), South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (11), France (1), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Kenya (1), Libya (3), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 32 collections including 36 occurrences

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