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Hesperocyon Scott 1890 (canid)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41217

Synonyms: Alloeodectes Russell 1984 (no. 43877), Pseudocynodictis Schlosser 1902 (no. 51181)

Parent taxon: Hesperocyoninae according to X. Wang 1994

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

Subtaxa: Hesperocyon coloradensis, Hesperocyon gregarius

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Type: Prohesperocyon wilsoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore