Cynarctoides harlowi Loomis 1932 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Nothocyon harlowi, Pachycynodon harlowi

Full reference: F. B. Loomis. 1932. The small carnivores of the Miocene. American Journal of Science 24(142):316-329

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

See also Loomis 1932 and Macdonald 1963

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

Type specimen: Amherst College 31-34, a mandible (both lower jaws). Its type locality is Van Tassel (Upper), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Van Tassel (Upper)

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.