Tremarctos Gervais 1855 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Full reference: P. Gervais. 1855. Histoire Naturelle des Mammiferes 1-344

Parent taxon: Tremarctinae according to E. Trajano and H. Ferrarezzi 1995

See also Alroy 2002, Bjork 1970, Carroll 1988, Chorn and Hoffman 1978, Ewer 1973, Hunt 1998, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Waits et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Arctodus, Arctotherium, Plionarctos

Subtaxa: Tremarctos floridanus Tremarctos ornatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (23: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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