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Arctodus Leidy 1854 (bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41308

Synonym: Tremarctotherium Kraglievich 1926 (taxon 52413)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1854. [Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, June 6th, 1854]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7:89-90

Parent taxon: Tremarctinae according to E. Trajano and H. Ferrarezzi 1995

Sister taxa: Arctotherium, Plionarctos, Tremarctos

Subtaxa: Arctodus pristinus, Arctodus simus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore