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Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae
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|J. C. Merriam 1906||Muzzle short, posterior ends of premaxillaries extending behind the anterior ends of the frontals, sagittal crest high, inion prominent, auditory bullae very large, inferior margin of the mandible strongly convex below the anterior side of the coronoid process. Dentition 3/3, 1/1, 4/4, 2/3. P4 with incipient protostyle, deuterocone weak. M1 with broad internal lobe, apparently without protoconule. p2, p3 , and p4 with posterior basal tubercles and without anterior cusps. m1 with well-developed metaconid, heel with low entoconid and hypoconid. Trigonid of m2 with distinct paraconid. m3 with three or four low tubercles or ridges.|