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Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae
It was recombined as Protocyon texanus by Kraglievich (1952), Nowak (1979) and Kurten and Anderson (1980); it was recombined as Cuon texanus by Berta (1988); it was recombined as Xenocyon texanus by Tedford et al. (2009).
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If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|R. H. Tedford et al. 2009||Distinguished from Xenocyon lycaonoides, the only other species of the genus to occur in North America, by slightly larger size, m1 talonid wider relative to trigonid; hypoconid more marginal on the talonid; and M1 metaconule more salient than in most X. lycaonoides.|