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Vulpes kernensis Tedford et al. 2009 (fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300791

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 Vulpes according to R. H. Tedford et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Vulpes alopecoides, Vulpes alopex, Vulpes cascadensis, Vulpes chama, Vulpes corsac, Vulpes mathisoni, Vulpes praecorsac, Vulpes rueppellii, Vulpes stenognathus, Vulpes velox, Vulpes vulgaris, Vulpes vulpes

Type specimen: LACM 55215, a maxilla. Its type locality is Kern River, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Kern River Beds Formation of California.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore