Paradaphoenus cuspigerus Cope 1878

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Alternative combination: Canis cuspigerus

Synonym: Amphicyon entoptychi Cope 1879

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. On some of the characters of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 18(102):63-78

Belongs to Paradaphoenus according to R. M. Hunt 2001

See also Cope 1879, Hay 1902, Hunt 1998, Thorpe 1922, White 1942 and Wortman and Matthew 1899

Sister taxa: Paradaphoenus minimus, Paradaphoenus tooheyi

Type specimens:

  • Paradaphoenus cuspigerus: AMNH 6852, a skull (skull with associated mandibles)
  • Amphicyon entoptychi: AMNH 6853, a skull.


• Arikareean of United States (2: Oregon collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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