Cerdocyon texanus Tedford et al. 2009 (crab-eating fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Full reference: R. H. Tedford, X. Wang, and B. E. Taylor. 2009. Phylogenetic Systematics of the North American Fossil Caninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 325:1-218

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

Sister taxa: Cerdocyon avius, Cerdocyon thous

Type specimen: F:AM 62985, a mandible. Its type locality is Channing, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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