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Leptocyon matthewi Tedford et al. 2009 (canine)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300788

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 leidyi, Leptocyon mollis, Leptocyon tejonensis, Leptocyon vafer, Leptocyon vulpinus

Type specimen: F:AM 25198, a mandible. Its type locality is Bear Creek Quarry, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore