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Cynarctoides lemur Cope 1879 (bone-crushing dog)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45437

Alternative combinations: Canis lemur, Cormocyon lemur, Cynodictis lemur, Galecynus lemur, Nothocyon lemur

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1879. Second contribution to a knowledge of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Paleontological Bulletin 31:1-7

Belongs to Cynarctoides according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Cynarctoides acridens, Cynarctoides emryi, Cynarctoides gawnae, Cynarctoides harlowi, Cynarctoides luskensis, Cynarctoides roii, Cynarctoides whistleri

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 6.81 x 3.61, M1 5.51 x 6.89, M2 3.57 x 5.34, p4 5.47 x 2.56, m1 7.43 x 3.38, m2 4.30 x 2.87