Phlaocyon achoros Frailey 1979 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combination: Bassariscops achoros

Full reference: D. Frailey. 1979. The large mammals of the Buda Local Fauna (Arikareean, Alachua County, Florida). Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 24(2)

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

See also Frailey 1979 and Hayes 2000

Sister taxa: Phlaocyon annectens, Phlaocyon latidens, Phlaocyon leucosteus, Phlaocyon mariae, Phlaocyon marslandensis, Phlaocyon minor, Phlaocyon multicuspus, Phlaocyon taylori, Phlaocyon yatkolai

Type specimen: Its type locality is Buda Mine, which is in a Harrisonian sinkhole horizon in Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Buda Mine

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