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Lycaon pictus Temminck 1820 (African wild dog)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231463

Alternative combination: Hyaena picta

Belongs to Lycaon according to J. Peters 1990

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 195.1, fibula length 164.4, humerus length 170.7, radius length 181.3, scapula length 133.4, skull 164.6 x 123.4, tibia length 196.7, ulna length 195.3

Estimated body mass: 24.0 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length