Cynarctus galushai 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 Cynarctus according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Cynarctus crucidens, Cynarctus marylandica, Cynarctus saxatilis, Cynarctus voorhiesi, Cynarctus wangi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Valley View Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Barstow Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: California collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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