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Phoberocyon is a large extinct genus of hemicyonine bear, found primarily in North America during the Miocene. It lived from 28.4—13.7 mya, existing for approximately 14 million years.[1] One species, P. hispanicus, is known from Miocene Spain.

Phoberocyon
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Subfamily: Hemicyoninae
Genus: Phoberocyon
Ginsburg, 1955
Species

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SpeciesEdit

  • Phoberocyon hispanicus Ginsburg & Morales, 1998
  • Phoberocyon dehmi Ginsburg, 1955
  • Phoberocyon aurelianensis Mayet, 1908
  • Phoberocyon johnhenryi White, 1947
  • Phoberocyon huerzeleri Ginsburg, 1955

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