Alternative combination: Osteoborus orc
Full reference: S. D. Webb. 1969. The Pliocene Canidae of Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 14(4):273-308
See also Tseng and Geisler 2016
Sister taxa: Borophagus diversidens, Borophagus dudleyi, Borophagus hilli, Borophagus littoralis, Borophagus parvus, Borophagus pugnator, Borophagus secundus, Dinocyon (Borophagus) meandrinus, Osteoborus crassipinaetus, Porthocyon matthewi
Type specimen: UF 13180, a mandible. Its type locality is Withlacoochee River Site 4A, which is in a Hemphillian pond claystone in Florida.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)
• Hemphillian of United States (2: Florida)
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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