Otarocyon 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: Archaeocyon, Borophagini, Oxetocyon, Phlaocyonini, Rhizocyon, Tomarctus

Subtaxa: Otarocyon cooki Otarocyon macdonaldi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Arikareean of United States (4: South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Oligocene of United States (4: Montana, South Dakota)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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