Plionarctos edensis Frick 1926 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Belongs to Plionarctos according to R. H. Tedford and J. Martin 2001

See also Alroy 2002 and Hunt 1998

Sister taxon: Plionarctos harroldorum

Type specimen: AMNH 18115, a maxilla (partial maxilla with partial M1 and complete M2). Its type locality is Mount Eden, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Mt. Eden Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore


• Hemphillian of United States (2: California, Indiana collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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