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Amphicyon frendens Matthew 1924 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43991

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1924. Third contribution to the Snake Creek Fauna. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 50:59-210

Belongs to Amphicyon according to W. D. Matthew 1924

Sister taxa: Amphicyon (Euroamphicyon), Amphicyon argentinus, Amphicyon castellanus, Amphicyon galushai, Amphicyon giganteus, Amphicyon gracilis, Amphicyon ingens, Amphicyon intermedius, Amphicyon longiramus, Amphicyon major, Amphicyon pontoni, Amphicyon reinheimeri, Amphicyon riggsi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Thomson Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Sheep Creek Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 37.0 x 17.0