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Cynelos idoneus Matthew 1924 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45451

Alternative combination: Amphicyon idoneus

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 Cynelos according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: Cynelos caroniavorus, Cynelos euryodon, Cynelos lemanensis, Cynelos malasi, Cynelos sinapius, Hecubides macrodon, Hecubides euryodon

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