Euoplocyon brachygnathus Douglass 1903

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combination: Aelurodon brachygnathus

Synonym: Euoplocyon praedator Matthew 1924

Full reference: E. Douglass. 1903. New vertebrates from the Montana Tertiary. Annals of Carnegie Museum 2(5):145-199

Belongs to Euoplocyon according to X. Wang et al. 1999

See also Douglass 1903, Matthew 1924, Matthew and Gidley 1904, McGrew 1944, Tabrum and Nichols 2001 and VanderHoof and Gregory 1940

Sister taxon: Euoplocyon spissidens

Type specimens:

  • Euoplocyon brachygnathus: Its type locality is Flint Creek Beds, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in Montana
  • Euoplocyon praedator: Its type locality is Trojan Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Olcott Formation of Nebraska.

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: California, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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