Phlaocyon multicuspus Romer and Sutton 1927 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combination: Aletocyon multicuspus

Full reference: A. S. Romer and A. H. Sutton. 1927. A new arctoid carnivore from the Lower Miocene. The American Journal of Science, series 5 14(84):459-464

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

See also Romer and Sutton 1927

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Raw Hide Buttes (Lower Harrison), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Raw Hide Buttes (Lower Harrison)

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