Homotherium serum Cope 1893 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combination: Dinobastis serus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1893. A new Plistocene sabre-tooth. American Naturalist 27:896-897

Belongs to Homotherium according to W. W. Dalquest and R. M. Carpenter 1988

See also Cope 1893, Dundas 2005, Hay 1902, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin et al. 1988, Rawn-Schatzinger 1983 and Schultz et al. 1970

Sister taxa: Homotherium crusafonti, Homotherium idahoensis, Homotherium johnstoni, Homotherium sainzelli, Homotherium ultimum, Homotherium venezuelensis, Dinobastis ischyrus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Painter Ranch, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial claystone in Oklahoma

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (9: California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Oklahoma, Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.