PaleoDB taxon number: 44211
Alternative combinations: Hesperocyon leptodus, Nothocyon leptodus
Full reference: E. M. Schlaikjer. 1935. Contributions to the Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of the Goshen Hole Area, Wyoming. IV. New Vertebrates and the Stratigraphy of the Oligocene and Early Miocene. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 76(4):97-189
Type specimen: MCZ 2878, a mandible. Its type locality is North Platte River, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Wyoming.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore
Average measurements (in mm): P4 8.42 x 4.09, M1 6.71 x 8.25, M2 4.09 x 6.44, p4 5.97 x 2.58, m1 9.34 x 3.85, m2 5.30 x 3.33