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Homotherium serum Cope 1893 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47091

Alternative combination: Dinobastis serus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1893. A new Plistocene sabre-tooth. American Naturalist 27:896-897

Belongs to Homotherium according to W. W. Dalquest and R. M. Carpenter 1988

Sister taxa: Homotherium crusafonti, Homotherium idahoensis, Homotherium johnstoni, Homotherium sainzelli, Homotherium ultimum, Homotherium venezuelensis, Dinobastis ischyrus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Painter Ranch, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial claystone in Oklahoma

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 27.7 x 11.1, femur length 353.0, humerus length 358.0, tibia length 297.0, ulna length 376.0

Estimated body mass: 128.1 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length