Cynarctoides gawnae 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 Cynarctoides according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Cynarctoides acridens, Cynarctoides emryi, Cynarctoides harlowi, Cynarctoides lemur, Cynarctoides luskensis, Cynarctoides roii, Cynarctoides whistleri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jeep, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Zia Sand Formation of New Mexico

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: New Mexico collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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