Euarctos minimus Dev├ęze and Bouillet 1827 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Alternative combination: Ursus minimus

Belongs to Euarctos according to X. Wang et al. 2017

See also Kurten 1968

Sister taxa: Ursus americanus, Ursus arctos, Ursus arvernensis, Ursus boeckhi, Ursus deningeri, Ursus dentrificius, Ursus etruscus, Ursus inopinatus, Ursus japonicus, Ursus kokeni, Ursus malayanus, Ursus maritimus, Ursus praemalayanus, Ursus priscus, Ursus spelaeus, Ursus thibetanus, Ursus (Euarctos) vitabilis, Euarctos optimus, Thalassarctos jenaensis, Thalassarctos eogroenlandicus, Thalassarctos labradorensis, Thalassarctos spitzbergensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Georgia (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Moldova (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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