Full reference: X. Wang. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221:1-207
Type specimen: F:AM 27363, a partial skeleton (skull, right ramus, five lumbar vertebrae, pelvis, and partial limbs). Its type locality is Skull Ridge, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Tesuque Formation of New Mexico.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore
Average measurements (in mm): P4 25.5 x 14.0, M1 16.5 x 20.0, M2 9.24 x 12.41, p4 16.6 x 9.0, m1 27.9 x 11.7, m2 12.8 x 8.2