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Cynarctus Matthew 1902 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41206

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1902. New canidae from the Miocene of Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 16(21):281-290

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

Sister taxon: Paracynarctus

Subtaxa: Cynarctus crucidens, Cynarctus galushai, Cynarctus marylandica, Cynarctus saxatilis, Cynarctus voorhiesi, Cynarctus wangi

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Type: Cynarctus saxatilis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore