Paraenhydrocyon robustus Matthew 1907 (canid)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Enhydrocyon robustus, Mesocyon robustus

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 Paraenhydrocyon according to X. Wang 1994

See also Alroy 2002, Matthew 1907 and Wang and Tedford 1996

Sister taxa: Paraenhydrocyon josephi, Paraenhydrocyon wallovianus

Type specimen: AMNH 12884, a mandible (partial left and right rami). Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 7, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (2: South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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