Eucyon Tedford and Qiu 1996 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: R. H. Tedford and Z. Qiu. 1996. A new canid genus from the Pliocene of Yushe, Shanxi Province. Vertebrata PalAsiatica (Gujizhui Dongwu Xuebao) 34(1):27-40

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

See also Tedford and Qiu 1996 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Canis, Cuon, Fennecus, Xenocyon

Subtaxa: Eucyon davisi Eucyon skinneri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Blancan of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Pliocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Spain (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (25: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene of Italy (1), Mongolia (1), United States (2: Nebraska, Oregon)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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