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Hesperocyon coloradensis Wang 1994 (canid)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46910

Full reference: X. Wang. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221:1-207

Belongs to Hesperocyon according to X. Wang 1994

Sister taxon: Hesperocyon gregarius

Type specimen: KUVP 85067, a partial skeleton (partial skull and mandible plus partial postcranial skeleton)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 10.1 x 6.5, M1 7.37 x 8.90, M2 4.35 x 5.75, p4 7.22 x 3.34, m1 11.0 x 5.1, m2 5.93 x 3.85