Canis familiaris Linnaeus 1758 (dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Synonym: Pachycyon robustus Allen 1885

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Canis according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Allen 1885, Berta 1988, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1860 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Canis (Epicyon), Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis armbrusteri, Canis arnensis, Canis aureus, Canis cedazoensis, Canis dingo, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis etruscus, Canis feneus, Canis ferox, Canis geismarianus, Canis latrans, Canis lepophagus, Canis lupus, Canis lydekkeri, Canis mesomelas, Canis montanus, Canis morenis, Canis mosbachensis, Canis niger, Canis osorum, Canis palaeoplatensis, Canis primigenius, Canis proplatensis, Canis rufus, Canis thooides

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Cook Islands (1), Greenland (2), Italy (1), Madagascar (2), the Marshall Islands (1), the Netherlands (2), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Alaska, Florida, Montana, Virginia), Zambia (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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