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Family Felidae Gray 1821 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora

PaleoDB taxon number: 41045

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Aeluroidea according to R. M. Hunt 1998

Sister taxa: Anictis, Haplogale, Herpestidae, Herpestides, Hyaenidae, Nandinia, Palaeoprionodon, Shandgolictis, Stenoplesictinae, Stenoplesictis, Viverridae

Subtaxa: Aeluropsis, Catolynx, Cynaelurus, Diamantofelis, Dinofelis, Drepanodon, Epimachairodus, Felinae, Katifelis, Lokotunjailurus, Machairodontinae, Mellivorodon, Namafelis, Pantherinae, Plethaelurus, Propontosmilus, Pseudaelurus, Sivaelurus, Sivafelis, Sivasmilus, Uncia, Vinayakia, Viretailurus, Vishnufelis, Yoshi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore