Amphicyon argentinus Ameghino 1904 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Belongs to Amphicyon according to F. Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Amphicyon (Euroamphicyon), Amphicyon castellanus, Amphicyon frendens, Amphicyon galushai, Amphicyon giganteus, Amphicyon gracilis, Amphicyon ingens, Amphicyon intermedius, Amphicyon longiramus, Amphicyon major, Amphicyon pontoni, Amphicyon reinheimeri, Amphicyon riggsi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Amphicyon argentinus in the database

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.