Phonetic: Har-poe-fag-us.
Named By: L.‭ ‬de Bonis‭ ‬-‭ ‬1971.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Carnivora,‭ ‬Caniformia,‭ ‬Amphicyonidae.
Species: H.‭ ‬sanguinensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: France.
Time period: Rupelian to Chattian of the Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Harpagophagus is but one of many‭ ‘‬bear dog‭’ ‬genera that lived in Europe during the Oligocene.

Further reading
- Deux nouveaux carnassiers de Phosphorites du Quercy. - Annales de Paleontologie 57:117-127. - L. De Bonis - 1971.


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