Enhydrocyon basilatus Cope 1879 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combination: Hyaenocyon basilatus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1879. Observations on the faunae of the Miocene Tertiaries of Oregon. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 5(2):55-69

Belongs to Enhydrocyon according to X. Wang 1994

See also Cope 1879, Hay 1902, Matthew 1907 and Wortman and Matthew 1899

Sister taxa: Enhydrocyon crassidens, Enhydrocyon pahinsintewakpa, Enhydrocyon stenocephalus, Hyaenocyon sectorius

Type specimen: AMNH 6904, a mandible (anterior half of mandible)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Manville ( of Wyoming)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.