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Nyctereutes procyonoides Gray 1834 (raccoon dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232952

Alternative combination: Canis procyonoides

Belongs to Nyctereutes according to J. E. A. Bertram and A. A. Biewener 1990

Sister taxon: Nyctereutes abdeslami

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore-carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 91.8, humerus length 80.2, radius length 70.2, scapula 53.5 x 50.6, skull 105.6 x 104.6, tibia length 89.3, ulna length 80.1

Estimated body mass: 2.53 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length