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Nimravinae

Mammalia - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Nimravinae Trouessart
1965Nimravinae Savage p. 302
1980Nimravinae Heizmann et al. p. 9
1982Hoplophoneinae Flynn and Galiano p. 53
1982Nimravinae Flynn and Galiano p. 53
1991Nimravinae Bryant p. 69
1998Nimravinae Hunt, Jr. p. 198
2003Nimravinae Peigné
2008Nimravinae Slater and Van Valkenburgh p. 407

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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
subfamilyNimravinaeTrouessart 1885

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. J. G. Savage 1965Felidswithlargeincisors;uppercanineenlargedandlowercanine normal or slightly reduced; carnassial teeth deeply notched; P3 large, P4 with well developed protocone, strong paracone and parastyle present; anterior premolars absent or vestigial.