Protocyon Giebel 1855 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Parent taxon: Canidae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Protocyon orcesi Protocyon tarijensis Protocyon troglodytes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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