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Leptocyon delicatus Loomis 1932 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300774

Alternative combinations: Neocynodesmus delicatus, Pachycynodon delicatus

Full reference: F. B. Loomis. 1932. The small carnivores of the Miocene. American Journal of Science 24(142):316-329

Belongs to Leptocyon according to R. H. Tedford et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Leptocyon douglassi, Leptocyon gregorii, Leptocyon leidyi, Leptocyon matthewi, Leptocyon mollis, Leptocyon tejonensis, Leptocyon vafer, Leptocyon vulpinus

Type specimen: Its type locality is ACM Rosebud 3, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in South Dakota

Ecology: scansorial insectivore