†family Nimravidae Cope 1880 (false sabre-tooth)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Parent taxon: Feliformia according to S. Tomiya 2011

See also Bryant 1991, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Tseng et al. 2010 and Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin 2005

Sister taxa: Aeluroida, Aeluroidea, Alagtsavbaatar, Asiavorator, Didymictida, Feloidea, Nandiniidae, Prionodon

Subtaxa: Aelurogale Archaelurus Eusmilus insignis Maofelis Nimravinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Ukraine (1 collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Florida)

• Arikareean of United States (11: California, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), France (17), Georgia (1), Germany (6), Mongolia (4), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), United States (41: Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene to Oligocene of France (1), United States (2: Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (3), France (1), Mongolia (2), Thailand (1), United States (23: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 121 collections including 157 occurrences

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