Hemicyon Lartet 1851 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Parent taxon: Ursidae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988 and Frick 1926

Sister taxa: Agriotheriinae, Ailuropodinae, Amphicynodontinae, Harpaleocyon, Hemicyoninae, Metarctos, Myadina, Phoberocyoninae, Proarctotherium, Subparictidae, Taxina, Thaumastocyon, Tremarctinae, Ursinae, Ursulus, Zaragocyon

Subtaxa: Hemicyon barbouri Hemicyon goriachensis Hemicyon grivensis Hemicyon minor Hemicyon sansaniensis Hemicyon statzlingii

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1 collection), China (2), France (12), Slovakia (2), Spain (2), Turkey (1), United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 21 collections including 26 occurrences

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