Temporal range: Late Oligocene–Miocene
|Range of Cynarctoides harlowi|
Cynarctoides harlowi is an extinct species of Cynarctoides, belonging to the subfamily Borophaginae and tribe Phlaocyonini, a canid which inhabited west central North America during the Late Oligocene to Miocene epoch living 24.8—20.6 mya and existed for approximately .
Cynarctoides harlowi was originally named Pachycynodon harlowi by Loomis (1932). Its type locality is Van Tassel (Upper), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming. It was recombined as Nothocyon harlowi by Macdonald (1963); it was recombined as Cynarctoides harlowi by Xiaoming Wang, Richard H. Tedford et al. (1999).
- Specimen 1 was estimated to weigh 1.21 kg (2.7 lb).
- Specimen 2 was estimated to weigh 1.28 kg (2.8 lb).
- Van Tassel, Niobrara County, Wyoming ~23.0—5.3 Ma.
- 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
- Phylogentic Systematic of the Borophanginae, X. Wang, R. Tedford, 1999 Archived March 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- S. Legendre and C. Roth. 1988. Correlation of carnassial tooth size and body weight in recent carnivores (Mammalia). Historical Biology
- Martin, L.D. 1989. Fossil history of the terrestrial carnivora. Pages 536 - 568 in J.L. Gittleman, editor. Carnivore Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution, Vol. 1. Comstock Publishing Associates: Ithaca.
- - PaleoDataBase - Cynarctoides harlowi
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