†tribe Phlaocyonini Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392

Parent taxon: Borophaginae according to X. Wang et al. 1999

See also Wang and Tedford 2008

Sister taxa: Archaeocyon, Borophagini, Otarocyon, Oxetocyon, Rhizocyon, Tomarctus

Subtaxa: Cynarctoides Phlaocyon

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Miocene of United States (60: California, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (30: Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (11: California, Florida, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (13: Florida, Oregon, South Dakota)

Total: 114 collections including 127 occurrences

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