Named By: Kurten - 1976.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Carnivora, Feliformia, Barbourofelidae.
Species: V. vipera.
Known locations: Tunisia, Bled Douarah.
Time period: Late Miocene.
Fossil representation: Jaw fragment and part of a canine tooth.
Due to the fragmentary nature of the known fossil, not much can be said about Vampyrictis other than it appears to have been one of the last of the African barbourofelids.