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Eusmilus Gervais 1876 (false sabre-tooth)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Nimravidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41040

Synonym: Ekgmoiteptecela Macdonald 1963 (taxon 46011)

Parent taxon: Nimravinae according to S. Peigné 2003

Sister taxa: Dinaelurus, Dinailurictis, Dinictis, Eofelis, Hoplophoneus, Nanosmilus, Nimravus, Pogonodon, Quercylurus

Subtaxa: Eusmilus bidentatus, Eusmilus sicarius, Eusmilus villebramarensis

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Type: Machairodus bidentatus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore