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Canis armbrusteri Gidley 1913 (canine)

Mammalia - Theriiformes - Canidae

Full reference: J. W. Gidley. 1913. Preliminary report on a recently discovered Pleistocene cave deposit near Cumberland, Maryland. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 46:93-102

Belongs to Canis according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis aureus, Canis cedazoensis, Canis dingo, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis familiaris, Canis ferox, Canis latrans, Canis lepophagus, Canis lupus, Canis mesomelas, Canis morenis, Canis niger, Canis palaeoplatensis, Canis primigenius, Canis proplatensis, Canis rufus

Type specimen: USNM 7662, a mandible. Its type locality is Cumberland Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Maryland.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 30.6 x 12.5