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Cynarctoides roii Macdonald 1963 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45440

Alternative combinations: Cormocyon roii, Nothocyon roii

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Cynarctoides according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Cynarctoides acridens, Cynarctoides emryi, Cynarctoides gawnae, Cynarctoides harlowi, Cynarctoides lemur, Cynarctoides luskensis, Cynarctoides whistleri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5354), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 6.52 x 2.97