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Canis dingo Blumenbach 1780 (dingo)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233316

Belongs to Canis according to Q. Jiangzuo et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Canis (Epicyon), Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis armbrusteri, Canis arnensis, Canis aureus, Canis cedazoensis, Canis cyonoides, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis etruscus, Canis familiaris, Canis feneus, Canis ferox, Canis geismarianus, Canis indianensis, Canis latidentatus, Canis latrans, Canis lepophagus, Canis lupus, Canis lydekkeri, Canis mesomelas, Canis montanus, Canis morenis, Canis mosbachensis, Canis niger, Canis occidentalis, Canis osorum, Canis palaeoplatensis, Canis primigenius, Canis proplatensis, Canis rufus, Canis thooides

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 175.0, femur diameter 15.3, humerus length 160.0, humerus diameter 19.0, radius length 145.0, radius diameter 10.0, tibia length 170.0, tibia diameter 10.2, ulna length 180.0

Estimated body mass: 17.9 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length