Name: Pogonodon
Phonetic: Pog-o-no-don.
Named By: Edward Drinker Cope‭ ‬-‭ ‬1880.
Synonyms: Pogonodon cismontanus,‭ ‬Pogonodon davisi,‭ ‬Pogonodon serrulidens.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Carnivora,‭ ‬Nimravidae,‭ ‬Nimravinae.
Species:‬P.‭ ‬platycopis (type), P. cismontanus, P.‭ ‬eileenae.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: ‭U‬navailable.
Known locations: Eurasia and North America.
Time period: Rupelian of the Oligocene through to the Tortonian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.

       A little known nimravid,‭ ‬Pogonodon seems to have had a wide distribution from the USA to the Ukraine as well as existing for around twenty-three and half million years.‭ ‬This suggests that Pogonodon would have been one of the most successful genera of nimravid so far known.

Further reading
- Scientific news. - The American Naturalist 13(12):798a-798b. - E. D. Cope - 1879.
- Carnivora From the Tertiary Formations of the John Day Region. - University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(1):1-64. - J. C. Merriam - 1906.
- New species of Oligocene (White River) Felidae. - American Journal of Science 50(297):207-224. - M. R. Thorpe - 1920.


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