Cynarctoides McGrew 1938 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: P. O. McGrew. 1938. Dental morphology of the Procyonidae with a description of Cynarctoides, gen. nov. Geological Series, Field Museum of Natural History 6(22):323-339

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

See also Carroll 1988, McGrew 1938 and Wang and Tedford 2008

Sister taxon: Phlaocyon

Subtaxa: Cynarctoides acridens Cynarctoides emryi Cynarctoides gawnae Cynarctoides harlowi Cynarctoides lemur Cynarctoides luskensis Cynarctoides roii Cynarctoides whistleri

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Type: Cynarctus acridens

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (44: California, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (10: Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (6: Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (10: South Dakota)

Total: 70 collections including 73 occurrences

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