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Cormocyon copei Wang and Tedford 1992 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45265

Full reference: X. Wang and R. H. Tedford. 1992. The status of genus Nothocyon Matthew, 1899 (Carnivora): an arctoid not a canid. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(2):223-229

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

Sister taxon: Cormocyon haydeni

Type specimen: AMNH 6885, a partial skeleton (skull, mandible, vertebrae, pelvis, and distal right humerus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 9.65 x 5.32, M1 7.82 x 9.46, M2 5.06 x 7.58, p4 7.39 x 3.45, m1 11.1 x 5.0, m2 6.49 x 4.38