Phlaocyon taylori Hayes 2000 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: F. G. Hayes. 2000. The Brooksville 2 local fauna (Arikareean, latest Oligocene) Hernando County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 43(1):1-47

Belongs to Phlaocyon according to F. G. Hayes 2000

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brooksville 2, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Arikareean of United States (3: California, Florida collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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