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Cynodesmus Scott 1893 (canid)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41207

Full reference: W. B. Scott. 1893. The Mammals of the Deep River Beds. The American Naturalist 27(319):659-662

Parent taxon: Hesperocyoninae according to X. Wang 1994

Sister taxa: Caedocyon, Ectopocynus, Enhydrocyon, Hesperocyon, Mesocyon, Osbornodon, Paraenhydrocyon, Philotrox, Sunkahetanka

Subtaxa: Cynodesmus martini, Cynodesmus thooides

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Type: Cynodesmus thooides

Ecology: scansorial insectivore