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Vulpavus canavus Cope 1881 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 52675

Alternative combinations: Miacis canavus, Prodaphaenus canavus, Uintacyon canavus

Synonyms: Miacis brevirostris Cope 1881 (no. 48479), Uintacyon brevirostris Cope 1881 (no. 330904)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. On the Vertebrata of the Wind River Eocene beds of Wyoming. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 6(1):183-202

Belongs to Vulpavus according to W. D. Matthew and W. Granger 1915

Sister taxa: Vulpavus (Phlaodectes), Vulpavus australis, Vulpavus completus, Vulpavus farsonensis, Vulpavus hargeri, Vulpavus palustris, Vulpavus profectus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore