Cynelos sinapius Matthew 1902

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Alternative combination: Amphicyon sinapius

Synonym: Amphicyon amnicola Matthew and Cook 1909

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1902. New canidae from the Miocene of Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 16(21):281-290

Belongs to Cynelos according to R. M. Hunt 1998

See also Matthew 1902, Matthew 1924, Matthew and Cook 1909, Simpson 1930 and Skinner et al. 1977

Sister taxa: Cynelos caroniavorus, Cynelos euryodon, Cynelos idoneus, Cynelos lemanensis, Cynelos malasi, Hecubides macrodon, Hecubides euryodon

Type specimens:

  • Cynelos sinapius: Am. Mus. No. 9358, a mandible (jaw fragment with broken carnassial and first tubercular molar).
  • Amphicyon amnicola: AMNH 13846, a mandible.


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

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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