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Taxon profile

family

hyenas
Hyaenidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  superfamily Herpestoidea

Temporal range:Tertiary > Neogene > Miocene > Middle Miocene – recent

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Images

Crocuta crocuta - Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta - Spotted Hyena

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Hyaena hyaena - Striped Hyena

Hyaena hyaena - Striped Hyena

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Hyaena brunnea - Brown Hyena

Hyaena brunnea - Brown Hyena

Author: Vladimír Motyčka
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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subfamily Hyaeninae
subfamily Protelinae - Aardwolves

Fossil taxa

subfamily Ictitheriinae Dietrich, 1927

Links and literature

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

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Explanations

extinct taxon