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Phlaocyon Matthew 1899 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41235

Synonyms: Aletocyon Romer and Sutton 1927 (no. 41191), Bassariscops Peterson 1928 (no. 41195)

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

Sister taxon: Cynarctoides

Subtaxa: Phlaocyon achoros, Phlaocyon annectens, Phlaocyon latidens, Phlaocyon leucosteus, Phlaocyon mariae, Phlaocyon marslandensis, Phlaocyon minor, Phlaocyon multicuspus, Phlaocyon taylori, Phlaocyon yatkolai

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore