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Named By: Matthew in 1918
Time Period: 20.6-13.6 Ma Early Oligocene-Early Miocene
Location: USA
Size: Estimated around 100 kilograms in weight
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Remains of many individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Caniformia | Amphicyonidae |

Pliocyon is genus of large amphicyonid caniformian carnivoran mammals which inhabited North America from the Early Miocene subepoch to the Middle Miocene subepoch 20.6--13.6 Ma, existing for approximately 7 million years.

Pliocyon was named by Matthew in 1918. Its type is Pliocyon medius.

Read more about Pliocyon at Wikipedia
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