Miracinonyx

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Feliformia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Cladus: Ferae
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Feliformia

Familia: Felidae
Genus: †Miracinonyx
Species: †M. inexpectatus – †M. trumani

Name[edit]

Miracinonyx Adams, 1979 [as subgenus; genus: Van Valkenburgh et al., 1989: 434]

Type species: Miracinonyx trumani

Etymology[edit]

mirus (Latin) "surprising" + Acinonyx "Old World cheetah" [Adams, 1979: 1155]

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English: New World Cheetah-like Cats