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Dinobastis ischyrus Merriam 1905 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 45758

Alternative combinations: Homotherium ischyrus, Ischyrosmilus ischyrus, Machaerodus ischyrus

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1905. A New Sabre-Tooth From California. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 4(9):171-175

Belongs to Dinobastis according to A. Berta and H. Galiano 1983

Sister taxa: Homotherium crusafonti, Homotherium idahoensis, Homotherium johnstoni, Homotherium sainzelli, Homotherium serum, Homotherium ultimum, Homotherium venezuelensis

Type specimen: UCMP 8140, a mandible

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 28.8 x 16.8