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Cerdocyon texanus Tedford et al. 2009 (crab-eating fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300806

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

Sister taxa: Cerdocyon avius, Cerdocyon thous

Type specimen: F:AM 62985, a mandible. Its type locality is Channing, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Texas.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore