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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the suborder Caniformia — the dogs, wolves, foxes, coyotes, and jackals etc..


Canis +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)


  • ‡ The basic type of dog comprises the whole family of canines (Canidae), and the basic type of camel, the whole family of camels (Camelidae).

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  • Edit um… Canidae and Felidae are Families, not genera.

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  • Because dogs and cats are in different families, Felidae and Canidae, not italicized it follows that they are in different genera.

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  • The photographer, Tom Harnish, writes that Zantedeschia is often misnamed Calla: Zantedeschia is a different genus than Calla – not a small distinction if you consider that dogs and cats are two different genera Canidae and Felidae.

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  • Great Danes and raccoon dogs are both members of the family Canidae.

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  • Innova and Canidae each received 1%, although according to veteranarians they are the most superior products on the market.

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  • * But he arose from just one ancient Canidae line, animals most likely resembling the contemporary gray wolf.


  • As a member of the Canidae family—all of whose members are called canids—the domestic dog is distantly related to coyotes and jackals, dingoes and dholes, foxes and wild dogs.


  • For the study, which has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Archaeological Science, the scientists analyzed 117 skulls of recent and fossil large members of the Canidae family, which includes dogs, wolves and foxes.

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  • Michael writes: We normally buy 40 lb bags of Canidae brand dog food for our dogs.

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