Named By: N. Spassov & D. Geraads - 2014. - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Carnivoa, Feliformia, Felidae, Machairodontinae, Metailurini.
Species: Y. garevskii (type), Y. minor.
Known locations: Macedonia.
Time period: Late Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.
is a genus of metailurine sabre-toothed cat that lived in Eastern
Europe during the late Miocene. Yoshi seems to
have been adapted to
be smaller light weight predators relying upon speed and agility to
- A New Felid from the Late Miocene of the Balkans and the Contents of the Genus Metailurus Zdansky, 1924 (Carnivora, Felidae). - Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 22. - N. Spassov & D. Geraads - 2014.