Named By: Edward Drinker Cope - 1880.
Synonyms: Pogonodon cismontanus, Pogonodon davisi, Pogonodon serrulidens.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Carnivora, Nimravidae, Nimravinae.
Species: P. eileenae, P. platycopis.
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.