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meaning: "False arctos - After the brown bear, Ursus arctos"
Named By: Schlosser in 1899
Time Period: 16.9-11.1 Ma Early Oligocene-Early Miocene
Location: Across Eurasia
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Caniformia | Amphicyonidae |

Pseudarctos is a member of the extinct family Amphicyonidae of terrestrial carnivores belonging to the suborder Caniformia, which inhabited Eurasia from the Early Miocene subepoch to the Miocene epoch 16.9--11.1 Ma, existing for approximately 5.8 million years.

Pseudarctos was named Schlosser in 1899 and was assigned to Amphicyonidae by Carroll (1988). It was the size of a large fox.

Read more about Pseudarctos at Wikipedia
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