Amphimachairodus Kretzoi 1929 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Parent taxon: Homotheriini according to M. Antón et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Nimravides, Xenosmilus

Subtaxa: Amphimachairodus coloradensis Amphimachairodus giganteus

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Pliocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (2), United States (11: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Miocene of Greece (3), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Spain (1), Turkey (1), United States (2: Nebraska)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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