Daphoenodon falkenbachi Hunt, Jr. 2002 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Full reference: R. M. Hunt, Jr. 2002. New amphicyonid carnivorans (Mammalia, Daphoeninae) from the early Miocene of southeastern Wyoming. American Museum Novitates 3385:1-41

Belongs to Daphoenodon according to R. M. Hunt 2002

Sister taxa: Daphoenodon (Borocyon), Daphoenodon notionastes, Daphoenodon skinneri, Daphoenodon superbus

Type specimen: F:AM 54144, a skeleton (complete skull and associated mandibles). Its type locality is Eighteen Mile District, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (3: Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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