Homotherium Fabrini 1890 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Synonyms: Dinobastis Cope 1893, Homotherium (Dinobastis) Cope 1893, Ischyrosmilus Merriam 1918

Parent taxon: Machairodontini according to S. C. Wallace and R. C. Hulbert 2013

See also Alroy 2002, Berta and Galiano 1983, Bjork 1970, Carroll 1988, Cope 1893, Dalquest and Carpenter 1988, Dundas 2005, Geraads 1997, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1980, Martin 1998, Martin et al. 2000, Martin et al. 1988, Matthew 1910, Merriam 1918, Scharapov 1996, Schultz et al. 1970, Slater and Van Valkenburgh 2008, Waldrop 1974 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Machairodus, Miomachairodus

Subtaxa: Dinobastis ischyrus Homotherium crusafonti Homotherium idahoensis Homotherium johnstoni Homotherium sainzelli Homotherium serum Homotherium ultimum Homotherium venezuelensis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Canada (2: Yukon, Yukon ), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (10), Georgia (3), Germany (8), Italy (10), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (2), the Netherlands (1), Portugal (1), Romania (1), South Africa (1), Spain (8), Tajikistan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (17: California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Oklahoma, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (16: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), France (1), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Kenya (7), South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (5), France (1), Georgia (1), Greece (5), Hungary (2), Kenya (2), Moldova (1), Morocco (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (5), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (8), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1), Uganda (1)

• Miocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1)

Total: 145 collections including 146 occurrences

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