Enhydrocyon pahinsintewakpa Macdonald 1963 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combination: Sunkahetanka pahinsintewakpa

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Belongs to Enhydrocyon according to X. Wang 1994

See also Hayes 2000, Macdonald 1963 and Swisher 1982

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

Type specimen: SDSM 53325, a mandible (complete right ramus). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5361), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Arikareean of United States (4: Florida, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of United States (5: South Dakota)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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