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Arctodus pristinus Leidy 1854 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44276

Synonyms: Arctodus haplodon Cope 1896 (no. 44275), Ursus haplodon Cope 1896 (no. 52605)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1854. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, June 6th, 1854]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7:89-90

Belongs to Arctodus according to L. B. Albright et al. 2019

Sister taxon: Arctodus simus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): p3 8.00 x 5.00, m1 26.9 x 14.3, m2 26.7 x 18.9, m3 22.3 x 18.9