Alternative combinations: Enhydrocyon coryphaeus, Hypotemnodon coryphaeus, Temnocyon coryphaeus
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1879. On the genera of Felidae and Canidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (extract) 1-27
See also Barbour and Schultz 1935, Cope 1879, Douglass 1903, Fremd 1994, Hay 1902, Hough 1948, Loomis 1936, Matthew 1907, Merriam 1906, Stevens 1991, Swisher 1982, Wang and Tedford 1996 and Wortman and Matthew 1899
Subtaxa: Mesocyon josephi secundus
Type specimen: AMNH 6859, a partial skeleton (complete skull with entire dentition, partial left scapula, and one cervical vertebra)
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
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