Microtomarctus 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: Borophagini according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Aelurodontina, Borophagina, Cormocyon, Cynarctina, Desmocyon, Euoplocyon, Metatomarctus, Protomarctus, Psalidocyon, Tephrocyon

Subtaxa: Microtomarctus conferta

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (34: California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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