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Cormocyon haydeni Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45266

Full reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392

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

Sister taxon: Cormocyon copei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Eagle Nest Butte (Harrison), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 9.58 x 4.75, M1 7.53 x 9.33, M2 4.70 x 7.28, p4 6.85 x 3.10, m1 10.5 x 4.2, m2 5.78 x 3.64