|Named By:||Edward Drinker Cope in 1879|
|Time Period:||Oligocene-Early Miocene|
|Location:||North America, especially the USA|
|Size:||Around 21 kilograms in weight|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Arctoidea | Amphicyonidae | Temnocyoninae ||
Temnocyon is an extinct genus of carnivorous mammals belonging to the family of Amphicyonidae (bear-dog) endemic to North America that lived during the Oligocene to Early Miocene approximately 30.3--20.6 mya existing approximately 9.7 million years.