Desmocyon

Desmocyon

Desmocyon is an extinct genus of Borophaginae. It is a rarely found genus, with fossil deposits only occurring in western Nebraska and north Florida. Desmocyon contains two species: Desmocyon matthewi and Desmocyon thomsoni. It was first named by Wang in 1999.

Sources

  • zipcodezoo.com
  • paleodb.org
  • The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids by David W. Macdonald and Claudio Sillero-Zubiri; page 42 ISBN 0198515561

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