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Protepicyon raki Wang et al. 1999 (bone-crushing dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 50944

Full reference: X. Wang, R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243:1-392

Belongs to Protepicyon according to X. Wang et al. 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mayday Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Barstow Formation of California

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): P4 24.4 x 11.0, M1 16.1 x 19.5, M2 8.29 x 13.79, p4 14.8 x 9.0, m1 26.6 x 10.0, m2 12.3 x 8.3