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† Megantereon

Megantereon

Additional Functions

Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Klasse: Mammalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Theriiformes  ⇒ Infraklasse: Holotheria  ⇒ Superlegion: Trechnotheria  ⇒ Legion: Cladotheria  ⇒ Sublegion: Zatheria  ⇒ Infralegion: Tribosphenida  ⇒ Superkohorte: Theria  ⇒ Unterklasse: Eutheria  ⇒ Überordnung: Laurasiatheria  ⇒ Klade: Carnivoramorpha  ⇒ Ordnung: Carnivora  ⇒ Unterordnung: Feliformia  ⇒ Überfamilie: Feloidea  ⇒ Familie: Felidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Machairodontinae  ⇒ Tribus: Smilodontini

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Gattung

This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Croizet & Jobert, 1828

Other languages

scientific

Megantereon

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 5.333 Ma - End age: 0 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Cenozoic
(Känozoikum)
Quaternary
(Quartär)
Neogene
(Neogen)
Holocene
(Holozän)
Pleistocene
(Pleistozän)
Pliocene
(Pliozän)
Miocene
(Miozän)
Meghalayan
(Meghalayan)
Northgrippian
(Nordgrippian)
Greenlandian
(Greenlandian)
Upper Pleistocene
(Oberes Pleistozän)
Ionian
(Mittleres Pleistozän)
Calabrian
(Unteres Pleistozän)
Gelasian
(Gelasium)
Piacenzian
(Piacenzium)
Zanclean
(Zancleum)
Messinian
(Messinium)
0
0.0042
0.0042
0.0082
0.0082
0.0117
0.0117
0.126
0.126
0.781
0.781
1.806
1.806
2.588
2.588
3.6
3.6
5.332
5.332
7.246

Additional data by PBDB, License: CC BY

Motility: actively mobile
Environment: terrestrial
Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 1)

Taxonomic assignment (9)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • S. C. Wallace, 2013 - A New Machairodont from the Palmetto Fauna (Early Pliocene) of Florida, with Comments on the Origin of the Smilodontini (Mammalia, Carnivora, Felidae) - PLoS One (8), e5617- (journal article, English)
  • J.-Y. Liu, 2005 - Megantereon fossil remains from Renzidong Cave, Fanchang County, Anhui Province - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (43), 122-134 (journal article, Chinese)
  • J. Alroy, 2002 - Synonymies and reidentifications of North American fossil mammals - (), - (unpublished, English)
  • A. Berta, 1983 - Megantereon hesperus from the late Hemphillian of Florida with remarks on the phylogenetic relationships of machairodonts (Mammalia, Felidae, Machairodontinae) - Journal of Paleontology (57), 892-899 (journal article, English)
  • C. L. Gazin, 1933 - New Felids from the upper Pliocene of Idaho - Journal of Mammalogy (14), 251-256 (journal article, English)