Lycaon Brookes 1827 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Parent taxon: Canidae according to T. Medin et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988, Gray 1825 and Kurten 1968

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

Subtaxa: Lycaon pictus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (2 collections), Kenya (2), Morocco (3), South Africa (7), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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