Plithocyon ursinus Cope 1875 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Alternative combinations: Aelurodon ursinus, Amphicyon ursinus, Canis ursinus, Dinocyon ursinus, Hemicyon ursinus

Belongs to Plithocyon according to R. M. Hunt 1998

See also Cope 1879, Frick 1926, Hay 1902, Matthew 1902, Matthew 1902, Scott and Osborn 1890 and VanderHoof and Gregory 1940

Sister taxa: Plithocyon armagnacensis, Plithocyon barstowensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Montana, New Mexico collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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