Viverravus is an extinct genus of Viverravidae.wikipedia
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Viverravus is an extinct genus of Viverravidae.
specificspecific epithetspecific name
Miacis hargeriMiacis igniculusMiacis sylvestris
It is probably a junior synonym of Viverravus gracilis.
As phylogenetic studies indicate that the superfamily Miacoidea is paraphyletic, with miacids being more closely related to carnivorans than to viverravids, Flynn, Finarelli & Spaulding (2010) named a new clade within Carnivoramorpha, Carnivoraformes, containing carnivorans and miacids but not viverravids; the authors defined Carnivoraformes as the clade containing Carnivora and all taxa that are more closely related to Carnivora (represented by Canis lupus) than to Viverravus gracilis.