Name: Daphoenodon ‭(‬Daphoenus tooth‭)‬.
Phonetic: Da-foe-noe-don.
Named By: Peterson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1909.
Synonyms: ‬Borocyon robustum,‭ ‬Daphoenodon niobrarensis.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Carnivora,‭ ‬Caniformia,‭ ‬Amphicyonidae,‭ ‬Daphoeninae.
Species: D.‭ ‬falkenbachi,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬notionastes,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬robustum,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬skinneri,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬superbus.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA.
Time period: Late Oligocene through to Burdigalian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Many specimens.

       With confirmed fossils of Daphoenodon stretching all the way from California and‭ ‬Oregon on the west coast to Florida on the east,‭ ‬and between Wyoming and Nebraska in the North and Texas in the South,‭ ‬Daphoenodon had a very broad range across most of the United States.‭ ‬This distribution could have also brought it into contact with some of its bear dog relatives like Daphoenus and Daphoenictis.


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