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.
Summary Information Query Taxa: Canis lupus familiaris/Felis catus Result Comparison Caniformial Feliformia Study Weighted Average (#genes) Simple Average All (21) 57.