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Los viverrávidos (Viverravidae) son una familia extinta de mamíferos que vivieron entre el Paleoceno y el Eoceno en lo que ahora es Norteamérica, Europa y Asia.

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Viverravidae
Rango temporal: Paleoceno-Eoceno
Taxonomía
Reino: Animalia
Filo: Chordata
Clase: Mammalia
Infraclase: Eutheria
(sin rango): Laurasiatheria
Magnorden: Ferae
Superorden: Carnivoramorpha
Superfamilia:Miacoidea
Familia:Viverravidae
Wortman & Matthew, 1899
Géneros
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  • Gingerich, P. D., Winkler, D. A. (1985). Systematics of Paleocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the Bighorn Basin and Clark's Fork Basin, Wyoming. Contributions from the Mus. of Paleontology: The University of Michigan, vol 27, n°4, p. 87-128. [1]
  • Meehan, T. J., Wilson, R. W. (2002). New Viverravids from the Torrejonian (middle Paleocene) of Kutz Canyon, New Mexico and the oldest skull of the Order Carnivora. Journal of Paleontology. [2]
  • Polly, P. D. (1997). Ancestry and species definition in paleontology: a stratocladistic analysis of Paleocene-Eocene Viverravidae (Mammalia, Carnivora) from Wyoming. Contributions Mus. of Paleontology: The University of Michigan, vol 30, n° 1, p. 1-53. [3]
  • Wesley-Hunt, G. D. & Flynn, J. J., 2005: Phylogeny of the Carnivora: basal relationships among the Carnivoramorphans, and assessment of the position of ‘Miacoidea’ relative to Carnivora. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology: Vol. 3, #1, pp. 1-28.