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Guangxicyon sinoamericanus Zhai et al. 2003 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80830

Full reference: R. Zhai, R. L. Ciochon, Y. Tong, D. E. Savage, M. Morlo, P. A. Holroyd, and G. F. Gunnell. 2003. An aberrant amphicyonid mammal from the latest Eocene of the Bose Basin, Guangxi, China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(2):293-300

Belongs to Guangxicyon according to R. Zhai et al. 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP 11818, a partial skeleton (left mandible, left humerus, and right tibia). Its type locality is IVPP 73083, which is in an Eocene terrestrial mudstone in the Nadu Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore