Smilodon populator Lund 1842 (saber-toothed cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Synonym: Smilodon neogaeus Lund 1879

Belongs to Smilodon according to B. Kurtén and L. Werdelin 1990

See also Ameghino 1889, Berta and Galiano 1983, Boule and Thevenin 1920, Hay 1902, Jefferson 1991, Kurten 1968 and Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Smilodon crucians, Smilodon fatalis, Smilodon gracilis, Smilodon riggii

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (7 collections), Bolivia (2), Brazil (14), Chile (1), Venezuela (2)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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