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Leptocyon douglassi Tedford et al. 2009 (canine)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300752

Full reference: R. H. Tedford, X. Wang, and B. E. Taylor. 2009. Phylogenetic Systematics of the North American Fossil Caninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 325:1-218

Belongs to Leptocyon according to R. H. Tedford et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Leptocyon delicatus, Leptocyon gregorii, Leptocyon leidyi, Leptocyon matthewi, Leptocyon mollis, Leptocyon tejonensis, Leptocyon vafer, Leptocyon vulpinus

Type specimen: NMNH 19931, a partial skull (partial palate with P4M2 and left ramus with c and p2m2). Its type locality is Canyon Ferry Bonebed, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in Montana.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore