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Dinictis Leidy 1854 (false sabre-tooth)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Alternative spelling: Deinictis

Synonym: Daptophilus Cope 1873

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

Sister taxa: Dinaelurus, Eusmilus, Hoplophoneus, Nimravus, Pogonodon

Subtaxa: Dinictis cyclops, Dinictis felina, Dinictis squalidens

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore