Hoplophoneus strigidens Cope 1878 (false sabre-tooth)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Alternative combination: Machaerodus strigidens

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. On some of the characters of the Miocene fauna of Oregon. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 18(102):63-78

Belongs to Hoplophoneus according to E. D. Cope 1880

See also Bryant 1996, Cope 1878, Fremd 1994 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Hoplophoneus cerebralis, Hoplophoneus crassidens, Hoplophoneus dakotensis, Hoplophoneus insolens, Hoplophoneus kurteni, Hoplophoneus mentalis, Hoplophoneus occidentalis, Hoplophoneus oreodontis, Hoplophoneus primaevus, Hoplophoneus robustus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at John Day Unit A (Oligocene of Oregon)

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