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meaning: "False dog"
Named By: Lartet in 1851
Time Period: 23.3-7 Ma Early Miocene - Middle Miocene
Location: Eurasia and North America
Size: Weight estimated at up to 773 kilograms
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Caniformia | Amphicyonidae |
Also known as: | Amphicyonopsis |

Pseudocyon is a genus of bear dog carnivoran which inhabited Eurasia and North America during the Miocene epoch living approximately 5.3 million years.

Pseudocyon was assigned to Amphicyoninae by Hunt in 1988 and to Amphicyonidae by Lartet (1851), Carroll (1988) and Pickford et al. in 2000. It is synonymous with Amphicyonopsis.

Read more about Pseudocyon at Wikipedia
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