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Epicyon Leidy 1858 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41212

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. Notice of Remains of Extinct Vertebrata, from the Valley of the Niobrara River, Collected during the Exploring Expedition of 1857, in Nebraska, under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Top. Eng., by Dr. F. V. Hayden, Geologist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:15-89

Parent taxon: Borophagina according to X. Wang et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Borophagus, Carpocyon, Paratomarctus, Protepicyon

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore