Canis geismarianus Cope 1878 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. On some of the characters of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 18(102):63-78

Belongs to Canis according to E. D. Cope 1878

See also Hay 1902, Macdonald 1970, Matthew 1907, Merriam 1906, Wang and Tedford 1992, Wang et al. 1999 and Wortman and Matthew 1899

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 familiaris, Canis feneus, Canis ferox, Canis latidentatus, 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

Type specimen: AMNH 6884, a tooth (left m1)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Canis geismarianus in the database

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