Aelurodon stirtoni Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combination: Strobodon stirtoni

Full reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392

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

See also Webb 1969

Sister taxa: Aelurodon asthenostylus, Aelurodon ferox, Aelurodon mcgrewi, Aelurodon montanensis, Aelurodon taxoides, Aelurodon wheelerianus

Type specimen: UCMP V-33474, a maxilla. Its type locality is Fence Line, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (9: Nebraska, New Mexico collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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