Borophagus parvus Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

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 Borophagus according to X. Wang et al. 1999

See also Tseng and Geisler 2016

Sister taxa: Borophagus diversidens, Borophagus dudleyi, Borophagus hilli, Borophagus littoralis, Borophagus orc, Borophagus pugnator, Borophagus secundus, Dinocyon (Borophagus) meandrinus, Osteoborus crassipinaetus, Porthocyon matthewi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Redington, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Quiburis Formation of Arizona

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Arizona, California collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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