†tribe Borophagini Simpson 1945 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Parent taxon: Borophaginae according to X. Wang et al. 2004

See also Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Archaeocyon, Otarocyon, Oxetocyon, Phlaocyonini, Rhizocyon, Tomarctus

Subtaxa: Aelurodontina Borophagina Cormocyon Cynarctina Desmocyon Euoplocyon Metatomarctus Microtomarctus Protomarctus Psalidocyon Tephrocyon

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of El Salvador (1 collection), Mexico (3), United States (41: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (5), United States (81: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene of Canada (6: Saskatchewan), El Salvador (1), Honduras (4), Mexico (4), United States (421: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (25: Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (8: Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (4: Nebraska, South Dakota, Washington)

Total: 608 collections including 804 occurrences

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