|Named By:||Edward Drinker Cope in 1879|
|Time Period:||Oligocene, 33.3-26.3 Ma|
|Location:||USA - California, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota|
|Size:||1.2 meters long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Nimravidae ||
|Also known as:||| Archaelurus debilis | Dinictis major | Nimravus altidens | Nimravus bumpensis | Nimravus confertus | Nimravus debilis | Nimravus gomphodus | Nimravus major | Nimravus meridianus ||
Nimravus is an extinct genus of "false" saber-toothed cat in the family Nimravidae, subfamily Nimravinae, that was endemic to North America during the Oligocene epoch (33.3--26.3 mya), existing for approximately 7 million years.