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Eofelis giganteus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Taxonomy
Eofelis giganteus was named by Peigné (2000). Its type specimen is NMB-QB 799, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Phosphorites du Quercy (old collections - late Eocene-Oligocene), which is in an Eocene/Oligocene karst phosphorite in the Quercy Phosphorites Formation of France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Eofelis giganteus Peigné

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
familyNimravidaeCope 1880
subfamilyNimravinaeTrouessart 1885
genusEofelisKretzoi 1938
speciesgiganteus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available