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Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae
It was recombined as Tomarctus minor by White (1941) and White (1942); it was recombined as Nothocyon minor by Cook and Macdonald (1962) and Macdonald (1970); it was recombined as Cormocyon minor by Wang and Tedford (1992) and Wang and Fremd (1994); it was recombined as Phlaocyon minor by Wang (1994) and Wang et al. (1999).
|Year||Name and author|
|1907||Cynodesmus minor Matthew|
|1941||Tomarctus minor White|
|1942||Tomarctus minor White|
|1962||Nothocyon minor Cook and Macdonald|
|1970||Nothocyon minor Macdonald|
|1992||Cormocyon minor Wang and Tedford p. 225|
|1994||Phlaocyon minor Wang p. 63|
|1994||Cormocyon minor Wang and Fremd|
|1999||Phlaocyon minor Wang et al.|
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