Eusmilus Gervais 1876 (false sabre-tooth)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Synonym: Ekgmoiteptecela Macdonald 1963

Parent taxon: Nimravinae according to S. Peigné 2003

See also Alroy 2002, Bryant 1984, Bryant 1991, Bryant 1996, Cope 1880, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Macdonald 1963, Martin 1980, Martin 1998, Peigné and Brunet 2001 and Slater and Van Valkenburgh 2008

Sister taxa: Dinaelurus, Dinailurictis, Dinictis, Eofelis, Hoplophoneus, Nanosmilus, Nimravus, Pogonodon, Quercylurus

Subtaxa: Eusmilus bidentatus Eusmilus sicarius Eusmilus villebramarensis

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Type: Machairodus bidentatus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (4 collections), Germany (5), Switzerland (1), United States (1: South Dakota)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Eocene of China (2), United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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