Feloidea

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Feloidea

[fə′lȯid·ē·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of catlike mammals in the order Carnivora.
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Although hyenas look dog-like and hang around in groups like dogs, they are more closely related to felines than canines and are officially classified as feliformia - cat-like carnivores.
General appearance of hyenas suggest their relation with the dog family, but the structure of skull, teeth and other anatomical features place them in the Feliformia suborder of the Carnivora.
Summary Information Query Taxa: Canis lupus familiaris/Felis catus Result Comparison Caniformial Feliformia Study Weighted Average (#genes) Simple Average All (21) 57.
Palabras clave: Feliformia, Stenoplesictidae, Stenoplesictis Filhol, 1880, Palaeoprionodon Filhol, 1880, Oligoceno inferior, Rupeliense, cuenca de Weisselster, Sajonia, Alemania.
Since the taxonomic sample we are analyzing is a mixture of felids and marsupials, we consider that the length from the condyle to the third lower molar (COM3) in marsupials is analogue to the length from the condyle to the first lower molar (COM1) in Feliformia (see Jones, 2003).
En la region neotropical, los 2 grandes subordenes del orden Carnivora, Caniformia y Feliformia, se encuentran muy bien representados por las familias Canidae y Felidae, con 11 y 10 especies, respectivamente.
Suborden Feliformia Kretozoi, 1945 Familia Felidae Fischer, 1817 Subfamilia Pantherinae Pocock, 1917 Genero Panthera Oken, 1816 cf.