Name: Dinaelurus.
Phonetic: Din-ay-lu-rus.
Named By: Eaton‭ ‬-‭ ‬1922.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Carnivora,‭ ‬Nimravidae.
Species: D.‭ ‬crassus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Oregon‭ ‬-‭ ‬John Day Formation.
Time period: Throughout the Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Dinaelurus is little known nimravid that is so far only known from the John Day Formation in Oregon,‭ ‬USA.‭ ‬Other North American nimravids that Dinaelurus could have possibly come into contact with include Hoplophoneus,‭ ‬Dinictis,‭ ‬Eusmilus and particularly the type genus of the Nimravidae,‭ ‬Nimravus.

Further reading
- John Day Felidae in the Marsh collection. - American Journal of Science 4(24):425-452. - G. F. Eaton - 1922.


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