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Canis adustus Sundevall 1847 (side-striped jackal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232942

Belongs to Canis according to Sundevall 1847

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 168.4, humerus length 144.5, radius length 145.4, tibia length 166.8

Estimated body mass: 15.2 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length