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Ischyrocyon Matthew and Gidley 1904 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41287

Synonym: Hadrocyon Stock and Furlong 1926 (taxon 46758)

Full reference: W. D. Matthew and J. W. Gidley. 1904. New or little known mammals from the Miocene of South Dakota : American Museum expedition of 1903. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 20(22):241-268

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

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

Subtaxa: Ischyrocyon gidleyi

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Type: Ischyrocyon hyaenodus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore