Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1906. Carnivora From the Tertiary Formations of the John Day Region. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(1):1-64
Parent taxon: Borophagini according to X. Wang et al. 1999
See also Bode 1935, Green 1948, Matthew 1924, Munthe 1998, Stirton 1940 and Webb 1969
Sister taxa: Aelurodontina, Borophagina, Cormocyon, Cynarctina, Desmocyon, Euoplocyon, Metatomarctus, Microtomarctus, Protomarctus, Psalidocyon
Subtaxa: Tephrocyon rurestris Tephrocyon scitulus
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore
• Miocene of United States (6: Florida, Nebraska, Oregon, Texas collections)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
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