Oxetocyon Green 1954 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: M. Green. 1954. A Cynarctine from the Upper Oligocene of South Dakota. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 57(2):218-220

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

See also Green 1954 and Munthe 1998

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

Subtaxa: Oxetocyon cuspidatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (6: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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