Nimravides Kitts 1958 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Full reference: D. B. Kitts. 1958. Nimravides, a New Genus of Felidae from the Pliocene of California, Texas and Oklahoma. Journal of Mammalogy 39(3):368-375

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

See also Baskin 1981, Berta and Galiano 1983, Carroll 1988, Martin 1998, Martin and Schultz 1975 and Slater and Van Valkenburgh 2008

Sister taxa: Amphimachairodus, Xenosmilus

Subtaxa: Nimravides galiani Nimravides hibbardi Nimravides pedionomus Nimravides thinobates

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Hemphillian of United States (10: California, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas collections)

• Miocene of United States (10: California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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