Canis latrans Say 1823 (coyote)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Synonyms: Canis andersoni Merriam 1910, Canis caneloensis Skinner 1942, Canis clepticus Eliot 1903, Canis estor Merriam 1897, Canis frustror Woodhouse 1851, Canis goldmani Merriam 1904, Canis hondurensis Goldman 1936, Canis impavidus Allen 1903, Canis irvingtonensis Savage 1951, Canis jamesi Townsend 1912, Canis lestes Merriam 1897, Canis mearnsi Merriam 1897, Canis microdon Merriam 1897, Canis nebrascensis Merriam 1898, Canis ochropus Eschscholtz 1829, Canis orcutti Merriam 1910, Canis pallidus Merriam 1897, Canis peninsulae Merriam 1897, Canis riviveronis Hay 1917, Canis vigilis Merriam 1897, Lyciscus cagottis Hamilton-Smith 1839

Belongs to Canis according to R. H. Tedford et al. 2009

See also Albright 1999, Alroy 2002, Elftman 1931, Eshelman et al. 2018, Hall 1981, Hay 1917, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Nowak 1979, Savage 1951, Schultz 1938, Schultz and Howard 1935, Skinner 1942 and Slaughter 1966

Sister taxa: Canis (Epicyon), Canis (Pseudalopex), Canis adustus, Canis antarcticus, Canis anthus, Canis apolloniensis, Canis armbrusteri, Canis arnensis, Canis aureus, Canis cedazoensis, Canis dingo, Canis dirus, Canis edwardii, Canis etruscus, Canis familiaris, Canis feneus, Canis ferox, Canis geismarianus, Canis lepophagus, Canis lupus, Canis lydekkeri, Canis mesomelas, Canis montanus, Canis morenis, Canis mosbachensis, Canis niger, Canis osorum, Canis palaeoplatensis, Canis primigenius, Canis proplatensis, Canis rufus, Canis thooides

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (4), United States (74: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (10: Arizona, California, Kansas, New Mexico)

Total: 90 collections including 91 occurrences

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