Carpocyon compressus Cope 1890 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Aelurodon compressus, Tomarctus compressus

Synonyms: Carpocyon cuspidatus Thorpe 1922, Cynodesmus cuspidatus Thorpe 1922, Tomarctus cuspidatus Thorpe 1922

Belongs to Carpocyon according to X. Wang et al. 1999

See also Cassiliano 1980, Green 1948, Hay 1902, Munthe 1998, Thorpe 1922, VanderHoof and Gregory 1940, Voorhies 1990, Wang 1994, Webb 1969 and White 1941

Sister taxa: Carpocyon limosus, Carpocyon robustus, Carpocyon webbi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (17: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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