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Canis apolloniensis Koufos and Kostopoulos 1997 (canine)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 55004

Full reference: G. D. Koufos and D.S. Kostopoulos. 1997. New carnivore material from the Plio-Pleistocene of Macedonia (Greece) with the description of a new canid. Munchner Geowissenschaft Abteilung A 34:33-63

Belongs to Canis according to G. D. Koufos and D.S. Kostopoulos 1997

Sister taxa: Canis (Epicyon), Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis armbrusteri, Canis arnensis, Canis aureus, Canis cedazoensis, Canis dingo, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis etruscus, Canis familiaris, Canis feneus, Canis ferox, Canis geismarianus, Canis latidentatus, Canis latrans, Canis lepophagus, Canis lupus, Canis lydekkeri, Canis mesomelas, Canis montanus, Canis morenis, Canis mosbachensis, Canis niger, Canis osorum, Canis palaeoplatensis, Canis primigenius, Canis proplatensis, Canis rufus, Canis thooides

Type specimen: APL-530. Its type locality is Apollonia, which is in the Pleistocene of horizon the Platanochori Formation Greece.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore