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Cynodictis
Amphicyonid
Cynodictis as seened in Walking with Beasts.
Information
Range Eurasia
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Amphicyonidae
Genus Cynodictis
Species C. elegans
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

The Cynodictis, ("in-between dog") is a member of extinct terrestrial carnivores belonging to the family Amphicyonidae, suborder Caniformia, which inhabited Eurasia from the Late Eocene subepoch to the Early Oligocene subepoch living from 37.2—28.4 Ma, existing for approximately 8.8 million years.

Cynodictis was one of the oldest amphicyonids, and was the ancestor of the canids, as it was believed some decades ago.

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