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Taxon: Suborder Feliformia Kretzoi, 1945 (mammal)
Classification by:

Mammaliaformes Rowe 1988
   [crown] Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 - mammals
     Subclass Theriiformes Rowe, 1988 see Division Theriiformes Rowe, 1988
       Infraclass Holotheria Wible, Rougier, Novacek, McKenna & Dashzeveg, 1995 see Clade Holotheria Wible, Rougier, Novacek, McKenna & Dashzeveg 1995
         Superlegion Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975 see Clade Trechnotheria McKenna 1975
           Legion Cladotheria McKenna, 1975 see Clade Cladotheria McKenna 1975
             Sublegion Zatheria McKenna, 1975 see Clade Zatheria McKenna 1975
               Infralegion Tribosphenida McKenna, 1975 see Subclass Boreosphenida Luo, Cifelli & Kielan-Jaworowska, 2001
                 [crown] Supercohort Theria Parker & Haswell, 1897 - therians see Subclass Theria Parker & Haswell, 1897
                   Cohort Placentalia Owen, 1837 - placentals
                     Magnorder Epitheria McKenna, 1975 see Cohort Placentalia Owen, 1837
                       Superorder Preptotheria McKenna, 1975
                         Grandorder Ferae Linnaeus, 1758
                           Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821 - carnivores
                             Suborder Feliformia Kretzoi, 1945
                               01 Genus †Palaeogale Meyer, 1846
                               02 Genus †Aeluropsis Lydekker, 1884
                               03 Genus †Mellivorodon Lydekker, 1884
                               04 Family †Viverravidae Wortman & Matthew, 1899
                               05 Family †Nimravidae Cope, 1880
                               06 Family Felidae Batsch, 1788 - cats
                               07 Family Viverridae Gray, 1821 - civets, genets, linsangs, mongooses, and fossas
                               08 Family Herpestidae Bonaparte, 1845 - mongooses
                               09 Family Hyaenidae Gray, 1821 - aardwolf and hyenas
                               10 Family Nandiniidae Pocock, 1929 - African palm civet

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