Africanictis is an extinct species of carnivorous cat-like mammals belonging to the superfamily Aeluroidea, endemic to Africa from the Miocene 23.03—11.610 Ma, existing for approximately 11.42 million years.
Africanictis is shown to have an omnivorous diet or more precisely, hypercarnivorous to mesocarnivorous.
Africanictis was named by Morales et al. (1998). It was assigned to Stenoplesictinae by Morlo et al. (2007).
- ^ Paleobiology Database: Africanictis basic info.
- ^ J. A. Lillegraven. 1979. Reproduction in Mesozoic mammals. In J. A. Lillegraven, Z. Kielan-Jaworowska, and W. A. Clemens (eds.), Mesozoic Mammals: The First Two-Thirds of Mammalian History. University of California Press, Berkeley 259-276
- ^ R. M. Nowak. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World, Sixth Edition I:1-836
- ^ M. Morlo, E. R. Miller, and A. N. El-Barkooky. 2007. Creodonta and Carnivora from Wadi Moghra, Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(1):145-159
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