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Gustafsonia cognita Gustafson 1986 (bear-dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351933

Alternative combination: Miacis cognitus

Full reference: E. P. Gustafson. 1986. Carnivorous mammals of the Late Eocene and Early Oligocene of Trans-Pecos Texas. Texas Memorial Museum Bulletin 33:1-66

Belongs to Gustafsonia according to S. Tomiya and Z. J. Tseng 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Reeves Bonebed, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in Texas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 6.80 x 4.30, M1 5.25 x 7.65, M2 3.80 x 6.00