Paratomarctus euthos McGrew 1935 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Cynodesmus euthos, Tomarctus euthos

Full reference: P. O. McGrew. 1935. A new Cynodesmus from the Lower Pliocene of Nebraska with notes on the phylogeny of the dogs. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 23(10):305-312

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

See also Downs 1956, Green 1948, Macdonald 1960, McGrew 1935, Munthe 1998, Voorhies 1990, Wang 1994, Webb 1969 and White 1941

Sister taxon: Paratomarctus temerarius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gordon Creek Quarry, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (26: Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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