Vulpes stenognathus Savage 1941 (fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: D. E. Savage. 1941. Two New Middle Pliocene Carnivores from Oklahoma with Notes on the Optima Fauna. American Midland Naturalist 25(3):692-710

Belongs to Vulpes according to R. H. Tedford et al. 2009

See also Savage 1941

Sister taxa: Vulpes alopecoides, Vulpes alopex, Vulpes cascadensis, Vulpes chama, Vulpes corsac, Vulpes kernensis, Vulpes mathisoni, Vulpes praecorsac, Vulpes rueppellii, Vulpes velox, Vulpes vulgaris, Vulpes vulpes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Optima, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Ogallala Formation of Oklahoma

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (17: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Nebraska)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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