Definition of Machairodus. Meaning of Machairodus. Synonyms of Machairodus

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Definition of Machairodus

Machairodus
Machaerodus Ma*ch[ae]"ro*dus, Machairodus Ma*chai"ro*dus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? dagger + ? tooth.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct mammals allied to the cats, and having in the upper jaw canine teeth of remarkable size and strength; -- hence called saber-toothed tigers.

Meaning of Machairodus from wikipedia

- from Machairodus, as the two are too different in regards to autapomorphies to be synonymous. The fossil species ****igned to the genus Machairodus were...
- species Amphimachairodus coloradensis, from the United States (formerly Machairodus coloradensis) was a significantly large animal, about 1.2 m (3.9 ft)...
- by Fabrini (1890), without further explanation, for a new subgenus of Machairodus, whose main distinguishing feature was the presence of a large diastema...
- World (Europe/Africa/Asia) species Machairodus aphanistus and the New World (North and South America) species Machairodus catocopis (now know to belong to...
- the Machairodontini or Homotherini with scimitar-toothed cats, such as Machairodus or Homotherium, and the Metailurini, containing genera such as Dinofelis...
- †Machairodontinae (diverged ?, in the ?) Tribe †Homotherini †Homotherium †Machairodus †Xenosmilus Tribe †Metailurini †Dinofelis †Metailurus Tribe †Smilodontini...
- Carnivorans. The species of sabre-tooth cat known as Promegantereon ogygia and Machairodus aphanistus (the first complete skull) were found at B-1, as was Simocyon...
- known for having coined po****r prehistoric taxa like Pterosauria and Machairodus. He was born at Darmstadt. After studying at Göttingen and Heidelberg...
- including the cave lion (Panthera spelaea) and the saber-toothed cat Machairodus in Eurasia and, perhaps rarely, in southern Beringia, and the American...
- range. Natives described it to western explorers, who identified it as a Machairodus sabertooth. The Water type is of unknown relation to the first, although...
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