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Feliformia

Mammalia - Carnivora

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Feliformia Kretzoi
1976Feliformia Tedford p. 372
1982Feliformia Flynn and Galiano p. 16
1991Feliformia Bryant p. 60
1996Feliformia Morlo p. 205
2006Feliformia Polly et al. p. 1023
2007Feliformia Morlo et al. p. 151
2011Feliformia Tomiya p. 16
2013Feliformia Antón et al. p. 1206

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: omnivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:31:06
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:31:06
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Nowak 1999

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Torrejonian to the top of the Holocene or 63.30000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 61.7 Ma

Collections (1504 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) Ictidopappus mustelinus (14906)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Viverridae indet. (133368)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Henan) Eusmilus sp. (46193)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2China (Guangxi) Eusmilus sp. (190962)
Duchesnean40.4 - 37.2USA (Oregon) Nimravidae indet. (16842)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Dinictis felina (16918) Dinictis sp., Hoplophoneus mentalis (16929) Hoplophoneus mentalis (16930)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) Dinictis sp. (16935) Palaeogale infelix (17010)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Dinictis sp., Hoplophoneus oharrai (16962 16963 16964 16965 16966) Nimravidae indet. (16960) Palaeogale sp. (17009)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Dinictis sp., Hoplophoneus sp. (16919)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Dinictis sp. (16977)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (South Dakota) Eusmilus sp. (16885) Eusmilus sp., Hoplophoneus oharrai (16938) Hoplophoneus mentalis (83881) Hoplophoneus oharrai, Dinictis fortis (17006)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Thailand Hoplophoneus sp., Nimravus intermedius (49078)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Guangdong) Maofelis cantonensis (151737)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Mongolia (Dornogov) Eofelis sp., Aelurogale mongoliensis, Alagtsavbaatar indigenus (174716) Nimravus mongoliensis (176016) Stenoplesictis indigenus (174918) Stenoplesictis simplex (174972)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9France (Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées) Eofelis sp. (183665)
Chadronian - Orellan37.2 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) Hoplophoneus sp. (16976)
Late/Upper Eocene - Late/Upper Oligocene37.2 - 23.03France (Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées) Eofelis giganteus (184172)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (South Dakota) Dinictis felina, Hoplophoneus primaevus (17133 17295) Dinictis sp. (17103 17187 17188) Dinictis sp., Hoplophoneus sp. (17094 17173) Dinictis sp., Palaeogale sectoria (163487) Eusmilus sicarius (17158) Hoplophoneus insolens (17084) Hoplophoneus occidentalis, Hoplophoneus primaevus (17153) Hoplophoneus primaevus (17067 17077 17141) Hoplophoneus robustus (17092) Nimravidae indet. (17089) Palaeogale sectoria, Dinictis squalidens (17180) Palaeogale sp. (17189) Palaeogale sp., Dinictis sp. (17174)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) Dinictis paucidens, Hoplophoneus latidens (17157) Eusmilus sicarius (99845) Hoplophoneus primaevus (17131) Palaeogale lagophaga (17104 17105 17106)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Colorado) Dinictis sp., Palaeogale lagophaga (17082)