Asiavorator is an extinct genus of carnivorous, cat-like civet endemic to Asia in the Oligocene.
The teeth of Asiavorator suggest that the beasts were omnivorous or more precisely, ranged from hypercarnivorous to mesocarnivorous.
Asiavorator was named by Spassov and Lange-Badré (1995). It was assigned to Aeluroidea by Hunt (1998).
- ^ Paleobiology Database: Asiavorator 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
- ^ R. M. Hunt. 1998. Evolution of the aeluroid Carnivora: diversity of the earliest aeluroids from Eurasia (Quercy, Hsanda-Gol) and the origin of felids. American Museum Novitates 3252:1-65
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