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meaning: "Early knife"
Named By: Eusmilus in 1876
Time Period: Late Eocene to Early Oligocene, 37.2-28.4 Ma
Location: Eurasia and North America
Size: Up to 2.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Nimravidae | Hoplophoninae |
Also known as: | Ekgmoiteptecela olsontau | Eusmilus belli | Hoplophoneus belli | Hoplophoneus cerebralis | Hoplophoneus sicarius | Machaerodus cerebralis |

Eusmilus ('true sabre') is a prehistoric genus of nimravid that lived in Europe during the Late Eocene to Early Oligocene epochs (37.2--28.4 mya).

Read more about Eusmilus at Wikipedia
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