Miocyon
Miocyon[1]
Temporal range: ?early to late Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivoramorpha
Family: †Miacidae
Genus: Miocyon
(Matthew, 1909)
Type species
Uintacyon (Miocyon) scotti
Species
  • M. magnus
  • M. major
  • M. scotti
  • M. vallisrubrae

Miocyon is an extinct genus of Miacidae, primitive carnivores which lived during the Paleocene and Eocene Epoch.

Notes

  1. ^ Flynn, 1998

References

  • Flynn, J.J., 1998. Early Cenozoic Carnivora ("Miacoidea"). pp.110-123 in C.M. Janis, K.M. Scott, and L.L. Jacobs (eds.) Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America. Volume 1: Terrestrial Carnivores, Ungulates, and Ungulatelike Mammals. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 0-521-35519-2

Sources

  • The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America ISBN 0521433878