Daphoenodon Peterson 1909 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1909. A revision of the Entelodontidae. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 4(3):1-136

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

See also Carroll 1988, Hunt 2002 and Peterson 1909

Sister taxa: Adilophontes, Brachyrhynchocyon, Daphoenictis, Daphoenus

Subtaxa: Daphoenodon (Borocyon) Daphoenodon falkenbachi Daphoenodon notionastes Daphoenodon skinneri Daphoenodon superbus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of Panama (1 collection), United States (22: Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (17: Florida, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (3: California, Oregon, Wyoming)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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