|Named By:||Joseph Leidy in 1858|
|Time Period:||Middle Miocene-Late Miocene|
|Location:||Across North America, especially the United States|
|Size:||Between 30 and 56 kilograms in weight and about 70 centimetres high at the shoulder, depending upon the species|
|Fossil(s):||Well over a hundred individuals of differing species|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Canidae | Borophaginae ||
|Also known as:||| Prohyaena | Strobodon ||
Aelurodon is an extinct canine genus of the subfamily Borophaginae which lived from the Barstovian land mammal age (16 mya) of the middle Miocene to the late Miocene (5.332 mya). Aelurodon existed for approximately 10.7 million years.