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Oxetocyon Green 1954 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41229

Full reference: M. Green. 1954. A Cynarctine from the Upper Oligocene of South Dakota. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 57(2):218-220

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

Sister taxa: Archaeocyon, Borophagini, Otarocyon, Phlaocyonini, Rhizocyon, Tomarctus

Subtaxa: Oxetocyon cuspidatus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore