Canis aureus Linnaeus 1758 (golden jackal)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

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 Kurten 1968 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Canis (Epicyon), Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis armbrusteri, Canis arnensis, Canis cedazoensis, Canis dingo, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis etruscus, Canis familiaris, 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 Egypt (3 collections), Libya (1), Morocco (5), Niger (1), Tanzania (1), Turkey (2)

• Pliocene of Morocco (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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