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Canis lepophagus Johnston 1938 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Belongs to Canis according to Johnston 1938

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cita Canyon, which is in a Blancan channel sandstone in Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 20.4 x 8.4