Phlaocyon mariae Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392

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

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Aletomeryx Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Aletomeryx Quarry

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