Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene
|Several skeletal remains of Cuon alpinus europaeus|
|Subspecies:||†C. a. europaeus|
| †Cuon alpinus europaeus|
It became extinct in much of Europe during the late Würm period, though it may have survived in the Iberian Peninsula up until the early Holocene. One factor contributing to its extinction may have been interspecific competition with grey wolves and other wolf-like canids.