Archaeocyon 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

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

Subtaxa: Archaeocyon falkenbachi Archaeocyon leptodus Archaeocyon pavidus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Arikareean of United States (14: California, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Oligocene of United States (22: Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 36 collections including 37 occurrences

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