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Diamantofelis Morales et al. 1998 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335207

Full reference: J. Morales, M. Pickford, D. Soria and S. Fraile. 1998. New carnivores from the basal Middle Miocene of Arrisdrift, Namibia. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 91:27-40

Parent taxon: Felidae according to L. Werdelin and S. Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Aeluropsis, Catolynx, Cynaelurus, Dinofelis, Drepanodon, Epimachairodus, Felinae, Katifelis, Lokotunjailurus, Machairodontinae, Mellivorodon, Miracinonyx, Namafelis, Pantherinae, Plethaelurus, Propontosmilus, Pseudaelurus, Sivaelurus, Sivafelis, Sivasmilus, Uncia, Vinayakia, Viretailurus, Vishnufelis, Yoshi

Subtaxa: Diamantofelis ferox, Diamantofelis minor

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Type: Diamantofelis ferox

Ecology: scansorial insectivore