Dusicyon Hamilton Smith 1839 (Falkland Island wolf)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative spelling: Ducicyon

Parent taxon: Canidae according to C. O. Schneider 1926

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Alopex, Amphicyon angustidens, Atelocynus, Borophaginae, Caninae, Chailicyon, Cubacyon, Cynodictis, Cynotherium, Dysodus, Gobicyon, Hesperocyoninae, Lycaon, Neovulpavus, Nyctereutes, Otocyon, Otocyoninae, Plesiocyon, Protemnocyon, Protocyon, Prototocyon, Speothos, Synagodus, Vulpes

Subtaxa: Dusicyon avus Dusicyon culpaeus Dusicyon sechurae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (7 collections), Bolivia (2), Brazil (1), Chile (3), Ecuador (2), Peru (1), Uruguay (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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