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Hesperocyon gregarius Cope 1873 (canid)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46911

Alternative combinations: Canis gregarius, Cynodictis gregarius, Galecynus gregarius, Pseudocynodictis gregarius

Invalid subtaxa: Alloeodectes mcgrewi Russell 1972 (no. 43878), Amphicyon gracilis Leidy 1856 [replaced name] (no. 225118), Cynodictis hylactor Hay 1899 (no. 45471), Cynodictis paterculus Matthew 1903 (no. 45476), Hesperocyon paterculus Matthew 1903 (no. 46914), Nanodelphys mcgrewi Russell 1972 (no. 48982), Peradectes mcgrewi Russell 1972 (no. 50118), Pseudocynodictis paterculus Matthew 1903 (no. 51185)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Third Notice Of Extinct Vertebrata From The Tertiary of the Plains. Paleontological Bulletin 16:1-8

Belongs to Hesperocyon according to X. Wang 1994

Sister taxon: Hesperocyon coloradensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 8.73 x 5.38, M1 6.51 x 7.72, M2 3.56 x 4.96, p4 6.19 x 2.75, m1 9.36 x 4.24, m2 4.92 x 3.28