Machairodus Kaup 1833 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Full reference: J. J. Kaup. 1833. Description d'Ossements Fossiles de Mammifères Inconnus Jusqu'à-Présent. 2:1-31

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

See also Antón et al. 2013, Berta and Galiano 1983, Bjork 1970, Carroll 1988, Cope 1880, Kaup 1833, Koufos 2012, Martin 1998, Peigne et al. 2005, Roussiakis and Theodorou 2003, Slater and Van Valkenburgh 2008, Sotnikova 1991 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Homotherium, Miomachairodus

Subtaxa: Machairodus catocopis Machairodus giganteus Machairodus irtyschensis Machairodus ischimicus Machairodus kabir Machairodus kurteni Machairodus latidens Machairodus necator

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (3 collections), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of China (1), Egypt (1), Georgia (1), Kazakhstan (2), Libya (2), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (2), Turkey (1)

• MN 13 of Moldova (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (17: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), South Africa (3), Tanzania (2)

• Miocene of Chad (1), China (6), Egypt (1), Greece (5), Iraq (1), Kazakhstan (1), Moldova (5), Spain (9), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (4), Ukraine (3), United States (2: Florida, Nebraska)

Total: 85 collections including 95 occurrences

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