Cerdocyon Hamilton-Smith 1839 (crab-eating fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

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

See also Alroy 2002, Carroll 1988 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Chrysocyon, Theriodictis

Subtaxa: Cerdocyon avius Cerdocyon texanus Cerdocyon thous

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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