|Named By:||R. M. Hunt, Jr in 1974|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Caniformia | Amphicyonidae | Daphoeninae ||
Daphoenictis is an extinct cat-like genus of the family Amphicyonidae (bear-dogs), subfamily Daphoeninae, endemic to North America during the Late Eocene-Oligocene epochs (36-26 million years ago), existing for approximately 10.2 million years. Daphoenictis' geographical range was mid-western North America; from central Canada, to Texas, U.S.A.