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Holotype: UCMP 19476   Barbourofelis osborni

Specimen Repository: University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Source of Image(s): 2003 University of California Museum of Paleontology


Original Diagnosis and Related Text:


Source of Text:

Original diagnosis:
Merriam, J. C. 1919. Tertiary mammalian faunas of the Mohave Desert. University of 
California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences, 11(5):544-546.

Genus reassignments:
Gregory, J. T. 1942. Pliocene vertebrates from Big Spring Canyon South Dakota. University of 
California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences, 26(4):307-446.

Kitts, D. B. 1957. A Pliocene vertebrate fauna from Ellis County, Oklahoma. Oklahoma 
Geological Survey Circular, 45:27.

Mawby, J. E. 1965. Machairodonts from the late Cenozoic of the Panhandle of Texas. Journal 
of Mammalogy, 46(4):573-587.

Schultz, C. B., M. R. SCHULTZ, AND L. D. MARTIN. 1970. A new tribe of saber-toothed cats 
(Barbourofelini) from the Pliocene of North America. Bulletin of the University of Nebraska 
State Museum, 9(1):1-31.

Baskin, J. A. 1981. Barbourofelis (Nimravidae) and Nimravides (Felidae), with a 
description of two new species from the late Miocene fo Florida. Journal of Mammalogy, 
62(1):122-139.

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