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Cerdocyon thous (crab eating fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Canis thous was named by Linnaeus (1766). It is extant.

It was recombined as Cerdocyon thous by Bertram and Biewener (1990).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1766Canis thous Linnaeus
1990Cerdocyon thous Bertram and Biewener p. 160

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
superfamilyCanoideaSimpson 1931
familyCanidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyCaninaeGill 1872
tribeCaniniFischer de Waldheim 1817
subtribeCerdocyonina
genusCerdocyonHamilton-Smith 1839
speciesthous(Linnaeus 1766)

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoreg
Diet 2: omnivoreg
Created: 2009-01-04 14:16:37
Modified: 2009-01-04 16:16:37
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Van Valkenburgh 1988, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Holocene or 0.01170 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Brazil (Bahia) Cerdocyon thous (71313)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Brazil (Rio Grande do Norte) Cerdocyon thous (148309)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Venezuela (Guarico) Cerdocyon thous (21686)