Ysengrinia americana Wortman 1901 (bear-dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Alternative combination: Amphicyon americanus

Full reference: J. L. Wortman. 1901. A new American species of Amphicyon. American Journal of Science 11(63):200-204

Belongs to Ysengrinia according to R. M. Hunt 2002

See also Matthew 1902 and Wortman 1901

Sister taxa: Ysengrinia depereti, Ysengrinia gerandiana, Ysengrinia tolosana, Ysengrinia valentiana

Type specimen: YPM 10061, a maxilla (palate with left P2-M2, right P3-M3)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Harrisonian of United States (7: Nebraska, Wyoming collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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