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Barbourofelis Schultz et al. 1970 (carnivoran)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Barbourofelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41037

Full reference: C. B. Schultz, M. Schultz, and L. D. Martin. 1970. A new Tribe of Saber-toothed cats (Barbourofelini) from the Pliocene of North America. Bulletin of the Nebraska State Museum 9(1):1-31

Parent taxon: Barbourofelinae according to H. N. Bryant 1991

Sister taxa: Afrosmilini, Albanosmilus, Ginsburgsmilus, Prosansanosmilus, Sansanosmilus, Syrtosmilus, Vampyrictis

Subtaxa: Barbourofelis fricki, Barbourofelis loveorum, Barbourofelis morrisi, Barbourofelis whitfordi

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Type: Barbourofelis fricki

Ecology: scansorial insectivore