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Gustafsonia Tomiya and Tseng 2016 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351932

Full reference: S. Tomiya and Z. J. Tseng. 2016. Whence the beardogs? Reappraisal of the Middle to Late Eocene ‘Miacis’ from Texas, USA, and the origin of Amphicyonidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). Royal Society Open Science 3:160518

Parent taxon: Amphicyonidae according to S. Tomiya and Z. J. Tseng 2016

Sister taxa: Afrocyon, Agnotherium, Amphicyanis, Amphicyoninae, Angelarctocyon, Aphicyoninae, Arctamphicyon, Bonisicyon, Brachycyon, Daphoeninae, Guangxicyon, Haplocyon, Haplocyoninae, Haplocyonoides, Haplocyonopsis, Harpagophagus, Ictiocyon, Myacyon, Notoamphicyon, Paradaphoenus, Pseudamphicyon, Pseudarctos, Pseudocyonopsis, Sarcocyon, Symplectocyon, Temnocyoninae, Thaumastocyoninae, Vishnucyon

Subtaxa: Gustafsonia cognita

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Type: Miacis cognitus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore