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Daphoenus Leidy 1853 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41279

Synonyms: Pericyon Thorpe 1922 (no. 50158), Proamphicyon Hatcher 1902 (no. 50670)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1853. [On leave granted, Dr. Leidy made the following coinmnunication]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6:392-394

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

Sister taxa: Adilophontes, Brachyrhynchocyon, Daphoenictis, Daphoenodon

Subtaxa: Canis lippincottianus, Daphoenus demilo, Daphoenus felinus, Daphoenus hartshornianus, Daphoenus lambei, Daphoenus ruber, Daphoenus socialis, Daphoenus transversus, Daphoenus vetus

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Type: Daphoenus vetus

Ecology: scansorial carnivore-omnivore