Enhydrocyon crassidens Matthew 1907 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1907. A Lower Miocene fauna from South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23(9):169-219

Belongs to Enhydrocyon according to X. Wang 1994

See also Matthew 1907

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

Type specimen: AMNH 12886, a partial skeleton (skull, lower jaws, and partial postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is Monroe Creek (AMNH Rosebud 12), which is in a Monroecreekian terrestrial horizon in the Monroe Creek Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (5: South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Arikareean of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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