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Protomarctus Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41239

Full reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392

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

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

Subtaxa: Protomarctus optatus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore