Alternative combination: Tephrocyon hippophagus
Full reference: W. D. Matthew and H. J. Cook. 1909. A Pliocene fauna from western Nebraska. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26(27):361-414
Sister taxon: Tomarctus brevirostris
Type specimen: AMNH 13836, a mandible. Its type locality is Trojan Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Olcott Formation of Nebraska.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore
Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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