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Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae
It was recombined as Uncia inexpectata by Cope (1899); it was recombined as Felis inexpectata by Simpson (1941), Slaughter (1966) and Kurtén (1976); it was synonymized subjectively with Acinonyx studeri by Kurten and Anderson (1980); it was considered a nomen dubium by Adams (1979); it was recombined as Miracinonyx inexpectatus by Van Valkenburgh et al. (1990) and Morgan and Seymour (1997).
|Year||Name and author|
|1895||Crocuta inexpectata Cope p. 449|
|1899||Uncia inexpectata Cope|
|1908||Felis longicrus Brown|
|1921||Smilodontopsis mooreheadi Hay p. 107 figs. Plate 4, figs. 21-22|
|1941||Felis inexpectata Simpson|
|1966||Felis inexpectata Slaughter p. 81|
|1976||Felis inexpectata Kurtén|
|1990||Miracinonyx inexpectatus Van Valkenburgh et al.|
|1997||Miracinonyx inexpectatus Morgan and Seymour|
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