Xenocyon texanus Troxell 1915 (canine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Alternative combinations: Canis texanus, Cuon texanus, Protocyon texanus

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

See also Alroy 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Nowak 1979

Sister taxon: Xenocyon lycaonoides

Type specimen: Its type locality is head of Rock Creek, Mayfield Ranch, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the Tule Formation of Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at head of Rock Creek, Mayfield Ranch

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