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Canis cedazoensis Mooser and Dalquest 1975 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 44831

Full reference: O. Mooser and W. W. Dalquest. 1975. Pleistocene mammals from Aguascalientes, central Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 56(4):781-820

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

Sister taxa: Canis (Epicyon), Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis armbrusteri, Canis arnensis, Canis aureus, Canis cyonoides, Canis dingo, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis etruscus, Canis familiaris, Canis feneus, Canis ferox, Canis geismarianus, Canis indianensis, Canis latidentatus, Canis latrans, Canis lepophagus, Canis lupus, Canis lydekkeri, Canis mesomelas, Canis montanus, Canis morenis, Canis mosbachensis, Canis niger, Canis occidentalis, Canis osorum, Canis palaeoplatensis, Canis primigenius, Canis proplatensis, Canis rufus, Canis thooides

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cedazo, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tacubaya Formation of Mexico

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P3 10.3 x 3.7, P4 16.9 x 6.9, M1 10.1 x 12.2