Brachycyon (Brachycyon palaeolycos Gervais, 1872)
Temporal range: during the Miocene (Europe, Asia and North America)
Dimensions: length - 80 cm, height - 40 сm, weight - 20 kg
A typical representative: Brachycyon palaeolycos Gervais, 1872
Amphicyonidae is an extinct family of large terrestrial carnivores belonging to the suborder Caniformia (meaning "dog-like") and which inhabited North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa from the Middle Eocene subepoch to the Pleistocene epoch 46.2—1.8 Mya, existing for approximately .