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Cynelos Jourdan 1862 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41275

Synonyms: Absonodaphoenus Olsen 1958 (no. 43695), Hebucides Savage 1965 (no. 97845), Hecubides Savage 1965 (no. 41286)

Parent taxon: Amphicyoninae according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: Amphicyon, Goupilictis, Ischyrocyon, Magericyon, Pliocyon, Pseudocyon, Thaumastocyonini, Ysengrinia

Subtaxa: Cynelos caroniavorus, Cynelos euryodon, Cynelos idoneus, Cynelos lemanensis, Cynelos macrodon, Cynelos malasi, Cynelos sinapius, Hecubides euryodon, Hecubides macrodon

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Type: Amphicyon lemanensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore