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Canis cedazoensis Mooser and Dalquest 1975 (canine)

Amniota - Therapsida - Canidae

Full reference: O. Mooser and W. W. Dalquest. 1975. Pleistocene mammals from Aguascalientes, central Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 56(4):781-820

Belongs to Canis according to O. Mooser and W. W. Dalquest 1975

Sister taxa: Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis armbrusteri, Canis aureus, 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: Its type locality is Cedazo, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tacubaya Formation of Mexico

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): P3 10.3 x 3.7, P4 16.9 x 6.9, M1 10.1 x 12.2