is an extinct genus of Borophaginae
. It is a rarely found genus, with fossil deposits only occurring in western Nebraska
and north Florida
contains two species: Desmocyon matthewi
and Desmocyon thomsoni
. It was first named by Wang in 1999.
- The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids by David W. Macdonald and Claudio Sillero-Zubiri; page 42 ISBN 0198515561