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Temporal range: Middle Miocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Amphicyonidae
Subfamily: Amphicyoninae
Genus: Ischyrocyon
Matthew and Gidley (1904)
  • Ischyrocyon gidleyi Matthew, 1902
  • Ischyrocyon hyaenodus Matthew & Gidley, 1904

Ischyrocyon is an extinct genus of bear dogs, of the subfamily Amphicyoninae, which inhabited North America during the Late Miocene. It lived ~13.6—10.3 Ma ago, existing for approximately 4 million years.[1]

Fossil distribution[edit]


  1. ^ [Ischyrocyon at fossilworks].