Temporal range: Miocene
Morales et al. (1998)
Africanictis was named by Morales et al. (1998). It was assigned to Stenoplesictinae by Morlo et al. (2007).
Aeluroidea is an extant superfamily of feline-like carnivores that are, or were, endemic to North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. They appeared during the Oligocene about 33.3 million years ago.This superfamily includes the extant families of: Felidae (cats), Herpestidae (mongooses) and Hyaenidae (hyenas).
Extinct genera include Africanictis, Anictis, Asiavorator, Haplogale, Herpestides, Mioprionodon, Moghradictis, Palaeoprionodon, Proailurus, Shandgolictis, Stenogale, and Stenoplesictis.Herpestides
Herpestides is an extinct genus of terrestrial carnivore that was endemic to North Africa and Southern Europe during the Early Miocene subepoch (22.4—20 mya) and existed for approximately 2.4 million years.Stenoplesictidae
Stenoplesictidae is the name of a family of extinct civet-like animals, such as Stenoplesictis.