|Named By:||Eaton in 1922|
|Time Period:||Late Eocene-Late Oligocene|
|Location:||USA, Oregon - John Day Formation|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Nimravidae ||
Dinaelurus is a genus of the Nimravidae, an extinct family of feliform mammalian carnivores, also known as "false saber-toothed cats". Assigned to subfamily Nimravinae, Dinaelurus was endemic to North America during the Eocene-Oligocene epochs (30.8--20.6 mya), existing for approximately 10.2 million years.