Cynarctus saxatilis Matthew 1902 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1902. New canidae from the Miocene of Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 16(21):281-290

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

See also Matthew 1902 and McGrew 1938

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

Type specimen: AMNH 9453, a mandible

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Miocene of United States (7: Nebraska collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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