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Leptocyon leidyi Tedford et al. 2009 (canine)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300775

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 douglassi, Leptocyon gregorii, Leptocyon matthewi, Leptocyon mollis, Leptocyon tejonensis, Leptocyon vafer, Leptocyon vulpinus

Type specimen: UNSM 25715, a partial skull. Its type locality is Hemingford Quarry 12D, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore