Osbornodon fricki Wang 1994 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: X. Wang. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221:1-207

Belongs to Osbornodon according to X. Wang 1994

Sister taxa: Osbornodon brachypus, Osbornodon iamonensis, Osbornodon renjiei, Osbornodon sesnoni, Osbornodon wangi

Type specimen: F:AM 27363, a partial skeleton (skull, right ramus, five lumbar vertebrae, pelvis, and partial limbs). Its type locality is Skull Ridge, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Tesuque Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (14: California, Nebraska, New Mexico collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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