Metarctos Gaudry 1860 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Parent taxon: Ursidae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pikermi (old collection) (Miocene of Greece)

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