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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Klasse: Mammalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Theriiformes  ⇒ Infraklasse: Holotheria  ⇒ Superlegion: Trechnotheria  ⇒ Legion: Cladotheria  ⇒ Sublegion: Zatheria  ⇒ Infralegion: Tribosphenida  ⇒ Superkohorte: Theria  ⇒ Unterklasse: Eutheria  ⇒ Überordnung: Laurasiatheria  ⇒ Klade: Carnivoramorpha

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 61.7 Ma - End age: 33.9 Ma

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


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  • F. Solé, 2013 - The “miacids” (Carnivoraformes, Mammalia) from the Early Eocene locality of Le Quesnoy (MP7, France); first occurrence of Vassacyon in Europe - Comptes Rendus Palevol (12), 191-202 (journal article, English)
  • K. D. Rose, 2012 - Earliest Eocene mammalian fauna from the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum at Sand Creek Divide, southern Bighorn Basin, Wyoming - University of Michigan Papers on Paleontology (36), 1-122 (serial monograph, English)
  • A. R. Friscia, 2010 - Middle Eocene Carnivoramorpha of the Uinta Basin, Utah - Annals of Carnegie Museum (79), 51-63 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Hooker, 2010 - The mammal fauna of the early Eocene Blackheath Formation of Abbey Wood, London - Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society (165), 1-162 (serial monograph, English)
  • K. C. Beard, 2009 - Early Wasatchian mammals of the Red Hot local fauna, uppermost Tuscahoma Formation, Lauderdale County, Mississippi - Annals of Carnegie Museum (78), 193-243 (journal article, English)
  • X.-S. Huang, 1999 - A new Miacis (Mammalia Carnivora, Miacidae) from the Middle Eocene of Yuanqu Basin, Shanxi Province - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (37), 291-299 (journal article, English)
  • X. Wang, 1994 - Basicranial anatomy and phylogeny of primitive canids and closely related miacids (Carnivora, Mammalia) - American Museum Novitates (3092), - (journal article, English)
  • H. N. Bryant, 1992 - The Carnivora of the Lac Pelletier Lower Fauna (Eocene Duchesnean), Cypress Hills Formation, Saskatchewan - Journal of Paleontology (66), 847-8- (journal article, English)
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • J.-Y. Crochet, 1988 - Le gisement du Bretou (Phosphorites du Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, France) et sa faune des vertebres de l'Eocene superieur; 3. Marsupiaux creodontes et fissipedes. [Le Bretou locality (Quercy Phosphorites, Tarn-et-Garonne, France) and its late Eocene vertebr - Palaeontographica Abteilung A (205), 61-67 (journal article, French)
  • J. J. Hooker, 1986 - Mammals from the Bartonian (middle/late Eocene) of the Hampshire Basin, southern England - Bulletin of the British Museum (39), 191-478 (journal article, English)
  • P. D. Gingerich, 1983 - Systematics of Early Eocene Miacidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming - Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan (26), 197-225 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Flynn, 1982 - Phylogeny of early Tertiary Carnivora, with a description of a new species of Protictis from the middle Eocene of northwestern Wyoming - American Museum Novitates (2725), 1-64 (journal article, English)
  • B.-Y. Wang, 1978 - Two new miacids from Paleocene of Nanhsiung, Kwangtung - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (16), 91-96 (journal article, Chinese)
  • Z.-X. Qiu, 1977 - Miscellaneous mammalian fossils from the Paleocene of Qianshan Basin, Anhui - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (15), 94-103 (journal article, Chinese)
  • M.-C. Chow, 1975 - Some Carnivores from the Eocene of China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (13), 165-168 (journal article, Chinese)
  • P. E. Cray, 1973 - Marsupialia, Insectivora, Primates, Creodonta and Carnivora from the Headon Beds (upper Eocene) of southern England - Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology Series (23), 1-102 (serial monograph, )
  • C. Stock, 1934 - New creodonta from the Sespe upper Eocene, California - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (20), 423-427 (journal article, English)
  • W. D. Matthew, 1925 - New mammals from the Irdin Manha Eocene of Mongolia - American Museum Novitates (), 1-10 (journal article, English)
  • W. D. Matthew, 1915 - A revision of the Lower Eocene Wasatch and Wind River faunas - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (34), 1-103 (journal article, English)
  • W. D. Matthew, 1909 - The Carnivora and Insectivora of the Bridger Basin, middle Eocene - Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History (9), 289-567 (journal article, English)
  • J. L. Wortman, 1901 - Studies of Eocene Mammalia in the Marsh Collection, Peabody Museum - The American Journal of Science, series 4 (12), 193-206 (journal article, English)
  • J. L. Wortman, 1899 - The ancestry of certain members of the Canidae, the Viverridae, and Procyonidae - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (12), 109-138 (journal article, English)
  • H. F. Osborn, 1895 - Fossil mammals of the Uinta Basin. Expedition of 1894 - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (7), 71-105 (journal article, English)
  • W. B. Scott, 1892 - A revision of the North American Creodonta with notes on some genera which have been referred to that group - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (44), 291-323 (journal article, English)
  • W. B. Scott, 1888 - On some new and little know creodonts - Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (9), 155-185 (journal article, English)
  • W. B. Scott, 1887 - Preliminary Report on the Vertebrate Fossils of the Uinta Formation, Collected by the Princeton Expedition of 1886 - Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (24), 255-264 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1880 - On the genera of the Creodonta - Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (), 1-6 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1872 - Third account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene of Wyoming Valley - Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (), 1-4 (journal article, English)
  • O. C. Marsh, 1872 - Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part II - American Journal of Science (4), 202-224 (journal article, English)
  • J. Leidy, 1872 - Remarks on Fossils from Wyoming - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (24), 277- (journal article, English)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) 9A8A401D-94AD-4F5D-91CB-193C50AC5979
Database ID 4338