Arctamphicyon

Name: Arctamphicyon
Phonetic: Ark-tam-fee-sy-on.
Named By: Pilgrim - 1932.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Carnivora, Caniformia, Amphicyonidae, Amphicyoninae.
Species: A. lydekkeri.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Pakistan - Dhok Pathan Formation.
Time period: Early-mid Pliocene.
Fossil representation: Unavailable.

       Although not very well known, Arctamphicyon might have been one of the last surviving genera of bear dog. This is based upon analysis of the faunal assemblage Dhok Pathan Formation which has yielded a concentration of other animals from these eras.



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