Cynodictis Bravard and Pomel 1850 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Parent taxon: Canidae according to J. L. Wortman and W. D. Matthew 1899

See also Carroll 1988 and Lambe 1908

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

Subtaxa: Cynodictis lacustris

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (2 collections), Germany (1), Spain (1)

• Eocene of China (1), France (6), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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