Amphicyon Lartet 1836 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Parent taxon: Amphicyoninae according to R. M. Hunt 1998

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988, Sach and Heizmann 2001 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Cynelos, Goupilictis, Ischyrocyon, Magericyon, Pliocyon, Pseudocyon, Thaumastocyonini, Ysengrinia

Subtaxa: Amphicyon (Euroamphicyon) Amphicyon argentinus Amphicyon castellanus Amphicyon frendens Amphicyon galushai Amphicyon giganteus Amphicyon gracilis Amphicyon ingens Amphicyon intermedius Amphicyon longiramus Amphicyon major Amphicyon pontoni Amphicyon reinheimeri Amphicyon riggsi

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Type: Amphicyon major

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (6), France (18), Germany (5), India (1), Namibia (1), Nepal (2), Pakistan (7), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (7), Turkey (1), United States (48: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Georgia (1), Germany (1), Switzerland (1)

Total: 107 collections including 114 occurrences

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