Daphoenodon

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Daphoenodon
Large osborn daphaenus.jpg
D. superbus skeleton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Amphicyonidae
Genus: Daphoenodon
Peterson 1909
Species
  • D. falkenbachi
  • D. notionastes
  • D. robustum
  • D. skinneri
  • D. superbus
Synonyms

Borocyon

Restoration of D. superbus
D. superbus skull

Daphoenodon is an extinct genus of terrestrial carnivore, which belonged to the family Amphicyonidae ("bear dogs") of the suborder Caniformia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hunt, R. M. (2002). "New Amphicyonid Carnivorans (Mammalia, Daphoeninae) from the Early Miocene of Southeastern Wyoming". American Museum Novitates 385: 1–0. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2002)385<0001:NACMDF>2.0.CO;2.  edit