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Paradaphoenus Wortman and Matthew 1899 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41289

Full reference: J. L. Wortman and W. D. Matthew. 1899. The ancestry of certain members of the Canidae, the Viverridae, and Procyonidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 12(6):109-138

Parent taxon: Amphicyonidae according to R. M. Hunt 2001

Sister taxa: Afrocyon, Agnotherium, Amphicyanis, Amphicyoninae, Aphicyoninae, Arctamphicyon, Brachycyon, Daphoeninae, Goupilictis, Guangxicyon, Haplocyon, Haplocyoninae, Haplocyonoides, Haplocyonopsis, Harpagophagus, Ictiocyon, Notoamphicyon, Pachycynodon, Pseudamphicyon, Pseudarctos, Pseudocyonopsis, Sarcocyon, Symplectocyon, Temnocyoninae, Thaumastocyoninae, Vishnucyon

Subtaxa: Paradaphoenus cuspigerus, Paradaphoenus minimus, Paradaphoenus tooheyi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore