Tribe Vulpini Hemprich and Ehrenberg 1832 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Parent taxon: Caninae according to R. H. Tedford et al. 2009

See also Clark 2005 and Tedford and Wang 2008

Sister taxa: Canini, Leptocyon

Subtaxa: Metalopex Urocyon

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Mexico (1), United States (44: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (8: Arizona, California, Kansas, Texas)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: California, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (8: Arizona, California, Florida, Nebraska, Oregon)

Total: 68 collections including 69 occurrences

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