Ischyrocyon Matthew and Gidley 1904 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Synonym: Hadrocyon Stock and Furlong 1926

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and J. W. Gidley. 1904. New or little known mammals from the Miocene of South Dakota : American Museum expedition of 1903. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 20(22):241-268

Parent taxon: Amphicyoninae according to S. R. May 2019

See also Carroll 1988, Hunt 1998, Matthew and Gidley 1904, Stock and Furlong 1926, Webb 1969 and Whistler and Burbank 1992

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

Subtaxa: Ischyrocyon gidleyi

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Type: Ischyrocyon hyaenodus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of United States (38: California, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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