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Borophagus Cope 1892 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41196

Alternative spelling: Dinocyon (Borophagus)

Synonyms: Hyaenognathus Merriam 1903 (no. 47138), Osteoborus Stirton and VanderHoof 1933 (no. 49468), Pliogulo White 1941 (no. 50524), Porthocyon Merriam 1903 (no. 50646)

Parent taxon: Borophagina according to X. Wang et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Carpocyon, Epicyon, Paratomarctus, Protepicyon

Subtaxa: Borophagus diversidens, Borophagus dudleyi, Borophagus hilli, Borophagus littoralis, Borophagus orc, Borophagus parvus, Borophagus pugnator, Borophagus secundus, Dinocyon (Borophagus) meandrinus, Osteoborus crassipinaetus, Porthocyon matthewi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore