Canidae

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Canines[1]
Temporal range: 39.75–0 Ma
Late Eocene-Holocene
Familia Canidae.jpg
10 o the 12 extant canid genera left-tae-right, top-tae-bottom: Canis, Cuon, Lycaon, Cerdocyon, Chrysocyon, Speothos, Vulpes, Nyctereutes, Otocyon, an Urocyon
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Faimily: Canidae
G. Fischer de Waldheim, 1817[2]
Genera an speshies

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The Canidae /ˈkanɨdeː/ is the biological faimily o carnivorous an omnivorous mammals that includes domestic dugs, woufs, tods, jackals, coyotes, an mony ither lesser kent extant an extinct dug-like mammals. A member o this family is cried a canid (/ˈknd/). The Canidae faimily is dividit intae twa tribes: Canini (kin o woufs) an Vulpini (kin o tods). The twa species o the basal Caninae are mair primitive an dae nae fit intae aither tribe.

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  1. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. Fischer de Waldheim, G. 1817. Adversaria zoological. Memoir Societe Naturelle (Moscow) 5:368–428. p372

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