Hyaenidae


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Hyaenidae

[hī′e·nə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of catlike carnivores in the superfamily Feloidea including the hyenas and aardwolf.
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Esto coincide con la escasez de cladogramas o arboles filogeneticos figurados, los cuales se limitan a un esquema general de los principales grupos de mamiferos y un pequeno cladograma de los Hyaenidae. Por empezar, los carnivoros marinos (Pinnipedia) fueron excluidos, por lo que el grupo de carnivoros tratados en este volumen no constituye un grupo natural.
Family Hyaenidae Gray, 1821 Genus ADCROCUTA Kretzoi, 1938 Species A.
The percrocutids were referred for a long time to family Hyaenidae but Werdelin and Solounias (1991) distinguished them as a separate family Percrocutidae.
A complete skull of Chasmaporthetes lunensis(Carnivora, Hyaenidae) from the Spanish Pliocene site of La Puebla de Valverde (Teruel) Estud.
Late Tertiary Hyaenidae from Langebaanweg, South Africa, and their relevance to the phylogeny of the family.
Genera: Percrocuta Kretzoi, Allohyaena Kretzoi, Adcrocuta Kretzoi (Mammalia Carnivora, Hyaenidae).
A study of new material of Crocuta crocuta ultima (Carnivora: Hyaenidae) from the Quaternary of Taiwan.