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Taxon profile

order

carnivores
Carnivora Bowdich, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals

Temporal range:Paleocene - recent

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Important groups

Herpestidae - civets, Hyaenidae - hyenas, Viverridae, Felidae - cats, Ursidae - bears, Phocidae - earless seal, Odobenidae, Otariidae, Mustelidae, Procyonidae - procyonids, Canidae - dogs and allies
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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 4

suborder Feliformia Kretzoi, 1945 - cat-like carnivores
suborder Caniformia Kretzoi, 1938 - dog-like
family Miacidae Cope, 1880
family Viverravidae Wortman & Matthew, 1899

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Carnivora]

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extinct taxon