Neocynodesmus is an extinct genus of terrestrial carnivore within the family Canidae which inhabited North America from the Oligocene to Early Miocene 30.8—-20.6 Mya existing for approximately 10.2 million years.
Neocynodesmus was named by Macdonald (1963). It was assigned to Canidae by Macdonald (1963) and Carroll (1988).
- ^ PaleoBiology Database: Neocynodesmus Taxonomy, Species
- ^ J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238
- ^ R. L. Carroll. 1988. Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York 1-698