|Named By:||Schultz, Schultz & Martin in 1970|
|Time Period:||Late Miocene-Pliocene 13.6-5.3 Ma|
|Size:||Up to 1.8 meters long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Barbourofelidae ||
Barbourofelis is an extinct genus of large, predatory, feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Barbourofelidae (false saber-tooth cats). The genus was endemic to North America during the Miocene until its extinction during the Pliocene, living from 13.6--5.3 Ma and existing for approximately 8.3 million years.