Limnocyon Marsh 1872 (eutherian)

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Synonym: Telmatocyon Marsh 1899

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Preliminary description of new Tertiary mammals. Part I. American Journal of Science 4(20):122-128

Parent taxon: Limnocyoninae according to M. R. Borths et al. 2016

See also Alroy 2002, Gunnell 1998, Morlo and Gunnell 2005, Peterson 1919, Solé 2013, Van Valen 1966, Van Valen 1967, Wortman 1902 and Wortman 1902

Sister taxa: Iridodon, Limnocyonini, Machaeroidini, Oxyaenodon, Prolaena, Prolimnocyon, Thereutherium, Thinocyon

Subtaxa: Limnocyon cuspidens Limnocyon medius Limnocyon potens Limnocyon velox Limnocyon verus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Eocene of United States (30: California, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 30 collections including 33 occurrences

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