Daphoenodon (Borocyon) Peterson 1910 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Alternative spelling: Borocyon

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1910. Description of new carnivores from the Miocene of western Nebraska. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 4(5):205-278

Parent taxon: Daphoenodon according to R. M. Hunt 2009

See also Frailey 1979, Matthew 1918, Peterson 1910 and Woodburne et al. 1974

Sister taxa: Daphoenodon falkenbachi, Daphoenodon notionastes, Daphoenodon skinneri, Daphoenodon superbus

Subtaxa: Daphoenodon (Borocyon) neomexicanus Daphoenodon (Borocyon) niobrarensis Daphoenodon (Borocyon) robustum

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (16: Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Wyoming collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska, New Mexico)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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