Tephrocyon rurestris Condon 1896 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Canis rurestris, Tomarctus rurestris

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

See also Green 1948, Merriam 1906 and Shotwell 1968

Sister taxon: Tephrocyon scitulus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Oregon collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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