|Named By:||Filhol in 1872|
|Time Period:||23.3-7 Ma Early Miocene - Middle Miocene|
|Location:||Eurasia and North America|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Amphicyonidae ||
Brachycyon is an extinct genus of terrestrial carnivores belonging to the suborder Caniformia, family Amphicyonidae ("bear dog"), which inhabited Eurasia and North America.
Brachycyon was named by Filhol (1872). It was assigned to Amphicyonidae by Carroll (1988).