Barbourofelis Schultz et al. 1970 (carnivoran)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Barbourofelidae

Full reference: C. B. Schultz, M. Schultz, and L. D. Martin. 1970. A new Tribe of Saber-toothed cats (Barbourofelini) from the Pliocene of North America. Bulletin of the Nebraska State Museum 9(1):1-31

Parent taxon: Barbourofelinae according to H. N. Bryant 1991

See also Flynn and Galiano 1982, Martin 1998, Schultz et al. 1970, Slater and Van Valkenburgh 2008 and Tseng et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Afrosmilini, Albanosmilus, Ginsburgsmilus, Prosansanosmilus, Sansanosmilus, Syrtosmilus, Vampyrictis

Subtaxa: Barbourofelis fricki Barbourofelis loveorum Barbourofelis morrisi Barbourofelis whitfordi

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Type: Barbourofelis fricki

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore-omnivore


• Hemphillian of United States (4: Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma collections)

• Miocene of United States (18: California, Florida, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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