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Cormocyon Wang and Tedford 1992 (bone-crushing dog)

Amniota - Therapsida - Canidae

Full reference: X. Wang and R. H. Tedford. 1992. The status of genus Nothocyon Matthew, 1899 (Carnivora): an arctoid not a canid. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(2):223-229

Parent taxon: Borophagini according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Aelurodontina, Borophagina, Cynarctina, Desmocyon, Euoplocyon, Metatomarctus, Microtomarctus, Protomarctus, Psalidocyon, Tephrocyon

Subtaxa: Cormocyon copei, Cormocyon haydeni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore