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Dusicyon avus Burmeister 1866 (Falkland Island wolf)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 260304

Alternative combination: Ducicyon avus

Synonym: Canis platensis Mercerat 1891 (taxon 263003)

Belongs to Dusicyon according to F. J. Prevosti et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Dusicyon culpaeus, Dusicyon sechurae

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P2 10.5 x 4.2, P3 11.6 x 4.5, P4 18.9 x 9.7, M1 12.4 x 15.3, M2 7.43 x 11.43, p2 9.63 x 4.26, p3 11.2 x 4.5, p4 12.1 x 5.3, m1 21.4 x 15.6, m2 9.32 x 6.89, m3 4.28 x 4.15, C1 9.36 x 6.63, I3 6.32 x 4.90, Mandible c1-condyle length 138.5, Palatal at M1-P4 width 55.1, Rostrum at C1 alveoli width 32.5, c1 10.1 x 6.8