ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Uncia atrox Leidy 1853 (lion)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 308747

Alternative combinations: Felis atrox, Panthera atrox, Panthera leo atrox

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1853. Description of an extinct species of American Lion: Felis atrox. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 10:319-321

Belongs to Uncia according to E. D. Cope 1880

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 29.3 x 14.6