Tremarctos floridanus Gidley 1928 (Florida cave bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Alternative combination: Arctodus floridanus

Synonym: Tremarctos mexicanus Stock 1950

Belongs to Tremarctos according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Dalquest and Mooser 1980, Lundelius 1972 and Stock 1950

Sister taxon: Tremarctos ornatus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (22: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina collections)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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