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Namafelis Morales et al. 2003 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335210

Full reference: J. Morales, M. Pickford, S. Fraile, M. J. Salesa, and D. Soria. 2003. Creodonta and Carnivora from Arrisdrift, early Middle Miocene of southern Namibia. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Namibia 19:177-194

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

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

Subtaxa: none

Type: Diamantofelis minor

Ecology: scansorial insectivore