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Chrysocyon brachyurus Illiger 1815 (maned wolf)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232948

Alternative combination: Canis brachyurus

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

Sister taxon: Chrysocyon nearcticus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): Humerus width 2.27, Tibia width 1.95, femur length 276.9, humerus length 256.7, radius length 279.4, tibia length 304.9

Estimated body mass: 75.3 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length