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Brachyrhynchocyon Scott and Jepsen 1936 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41274

Invalid subtaxa: Brachicyon Loomis 1931 [replaced name] (no. 44632), Daphoenocyon Hough 1948 (no. 45530)

Full reference: W. B. Scott and G. L. Jepsen. 1936. The Mammalian Fauna of the White River Oligocene: Part I. Insectivora and Carnivora. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 28(1):1-153

Parent taxon: Daphoeninae according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: Adilophontes, Daphoenictis, Daphoenodon, Daphoenus

Subtaxa: Brachyrhynchocyon dodgei, Brachyrhynchocyon intermedius, Brachyrhynchocyon montanus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore