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Leptocyon gregorii Matthew 1907 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47571

Alternative combinations: Hesperocyon gregorii, Nothocyon gregorii

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1907. A Lower Miocene fauna from South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23(9):169-219

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

Sister taxa: Leptocyon delicatus, Leptocyon douglassi, Leptocyon leidyi, Leptocyon matthewi, Leptocyon mollis, Leptocyon tejonensis, Leptocyon vafer, Leptocyon vulpinus

Type specimen: Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 19, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore