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Sub Families of the Pseudaelurus

The Tribe Homotheriini

This Tribe includes:


genera Machairodus about early 15.0 ma to late 2.0 ma ago.
with these species. M. Africanus, M. Giganteus (is very simular to M. Coloradensis), M. Coloradensis (120 cm), M. Aphanistus (100 cm and may be the same as Nemravides Catacopis)




genera Homotherium is a lion sized Sabor-toothed cat. 3.0 ma to 0.5 ma ago.
with these species. H. Nestianus, H. Sainzelli, H. Cenatidens, H. Nihowanensis, H. Ultimum, H. Latidens (110 cm), H. Ethiopicum, H. Hadarensis, H. Serum.





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Note: Colored art is done by F. Clark Howell from the book 'The big cats and their fossil relatives' written by Alan Turner. If you are interesting in studing more about the ancient big cats then this is the 'only' book that you must own.