Pseudocyon Lartet 1851 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Synonym: Amphicyonopsis Viret 1929

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988 and Pickford et al. 2000

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

Subtaxa: Pseudocyon sansaniensis Pseudocyon steinheimensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (9 collections), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (14: Nebraska, New Mexico)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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