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A review of canid classification. American Museum novitates ; no. 2646

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dc.contributor.author Van Gelder, Richard George, 1928- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:44:41Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:44:41Z
dc.date.issued 1978 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/2962
dc.description 10 p. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 9-10). en_US
dc.description.abstract "A review of the varied classifications of Recent members of the family Canidae involving morphological, numerical, and reproductive analyses suggests that the taxonomy should be arranged with six monotypic genera (Chrysocyon, Speothos, Nyctereutes, Cuon, Lycaon, and Otocyon), and one polytypic genus, Canis, with eight subgenera (Canis, Dusicyon, Pseudalopex, Lycalopex, Cerdocyon, Atelocynus, Vulpes, and Alopex)"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2646 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Canidae -- Classification. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Canidae, Fossil. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Holocene. en_US
dc.title A review of canid classification. American Museum novitates ; no. 2646 en_US
dc.title.alternative Canid classification en_US
dc.type text en_US


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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