Lycophocyon Tomiya 2011 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

Full reference: S. Tomiya. 2011. A new basal caniform (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the middle Eocene of North America and remarks on the phylogeny of early carnivorans. PLoS ONE 6(9):e24146

Parent taxon: Caniformia according to S. Tomiya 2011

Sister taxa: Amphicyonidae, Canoidea, Cynoidea, Mustelidae, Palaearctonyx, Procynodictis

Subtaxa: Lycophocyon hutchisoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: California collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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