Aelurodon taxoides Hatcher 1894 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Synonyms: Euoplocyon magnus Matthew 1924, Tomarctus propter Cook and Macdonald 1962

Belongs to Aelurodon according to S. R. May 2019

See also Alroy 2002, Cook and Macdonald 1962, Hay 1902, Matthew 1924, VanderHoof and Gregory 1940, Wang et al. 1999 and Wang et al. 2004

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

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Miocene of United States (64: California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 65 collections including 66 occurrences

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