Daphoenodon (Borocyon) robustum Peterson 1910 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Alternative combinations: Borocyon robustum, Daphoenodon robustum

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

Belongs to Daphoenodon (Borocyon) according to R. M. Hunt 2009

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

Sister taxa: Daphoenodon (Borocyon) neomexicanus, Daphoenodon (Borocyon) niobrarensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Whistle Creek (Upper), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Marsland Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of United States (11: Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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