Alternative combinations: Cynarctus kelloggi, Cynodesmus kelloggi, Tephrocyon kelloggi, Tomarctus kelloggi
Synonyms: Cynodesmus casei Wilson 1939, Tomarctus casei Wilson 1939
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1911. Tertiary Mammal Beds Of Virgin Valley and Thousand Creek In Northwestern Nevada. Part II.-Vertebrate Faunas. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 6(11):199-304
Sister taxon: Paracynarctus sinclairi
- Paracynarctus kelloggi: UCMP 11562, a mandible (lower jaw with dentition). Its type locality is Virgin Valley, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Virgin Valley Formation of Nevada.
- Cynodesmus casei: Its type locality is Piney River, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the North Park Formation of Colorado.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore
Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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