Oxetocyon cuspidatus Green 1954 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: M. Green. 1954. A Cynarctine from the Upper Oligocene of South Dakota. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 57(2):218-220

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

See also Green 1954

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is East of Rockyford (Protoceras Channels), which is in a Whitneyan terrestrial horizon in the Brule Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (4: Nebraska, South Dakota collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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