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†subfamily Hemicyoninae Frick 1926 (bear)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54398

Full reference: C. Frick. 1926. The Hemicyoninae and an American Tertiary bear. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 56(1):1-119

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

Sister taxa: Agriotheriinae, Ailuropodinae, Amphicynodontinae, Harpaleocyon, Hemicyon, Metarctos, Myadina, Phoberocyoninae, Proarctotherium, Subparictidae, Taxina, Thaumastocyon, Tremarctinae, Ursinae, Ursulus, Zaragocyon

Subtaxa: Cephalogalini, Dinocyon, Phoberocyon, Plithocyon

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore