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Cerdocyon thous Linnaeus 1766 (crab eating fox)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232946

Alternative combination: Canis thous

Belongs to Cerdocyon according to J. E. A. Bertram and A. A. Biewener 1990

Sister taxa: Cerdocyon avius, Cerdocyon texanus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 116.5, humerus length 102.8, radius length 95.0, tibia length 116.7

Estimated body mass: 5.51 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length