Ectopocynus Wang 1994 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: X. Wang. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221:1-207

Parent taxon: Hesperocyoninae according to X. Wang 1994

See also Munthe 1998

Sister taxa: Caedocyon, Cynodesmus, Enhydrocyon, Hesperocyon, Mesocyon, Osbornodon, Paraenhydrocyon, Philotrox, Sunkahetanka

Subtaxa: Ectopocynus antiquus Ectopocynus intermedius Ectopocynus simplicidens

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Type: Ectopocynus simplicidens

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Nebraska collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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