Amphicyon pontoni Simpson 1930 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1930. Tertiary Land Mammals of Florida. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 59(3):1-64

Belongs to Amphicyon according to G. G. Simpson 1930

Sister taxa: Amphicyon (Euroamphicyon), Amphicyon argentinus, Amphicyon castellanus, Amphicyon frendens, Amphicyon galushai, Amphicyon giganteus, Amphicyon gracilis, Amphicyon ingens, Amphicyon intermedius, Amphicyon longiramus, Amphicyon major, Amphicyon reinheimeri, Amphicyon riggsi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Midway, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Torreya Formation of Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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