TABLE 1. Measurements of the lower dentition of specimens of Kichechia. All measurements by the authors except (*), measurements from Savage (1965).

Taxon Site Specimen Lp2 Wp2 Lp3 Wp3 Lp4 Wp4 Lm1 Wm1 Lm2 Wm2
Kichechia savagei s p. nov. Moruorot KNM-MO24 (holotype) 3.4 1.9 4.1 2.4 5.1 2.8 5.6 3.6    
  Moruorot KNM-MO17118             6.3 3.6 3.9 3.0
  Moruorot KNM-MO18100A     4.2 2.5 5.2 3.1        
  Moruorot KNM-MO18100B             6.4 3.8    
  Kalodirr KNM-WK18084             6.1 3.6 3.9 2.9
  Rusinga KNM-RU2904     3.9 2.1 4.2 2.6 5.6 3.3    
Kichechia zamanae Rusinga KNM-RU2902             6.4 3.8    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2905         6.4 3.1        
  Rusinga KNM-RU2906         5.6 3.3 6.2 3.6    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2907     3.6 2.0 4.6 2.7 5.6 3.1    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2909         5.8 3.2 6.5 3.7    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2912     4.9 2.5            
  Rusinga KNM-RU2913             6.8 3.8    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2916         5.6 3.6        
  Rusinga KNM-RU2920 3.6 2.0 3.8 2.0            
  Rusinga KNM-RU2921             7.1 3.7    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2922     4.6 2.5 5.6 2.5 6.5 3.4    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2923         5.9 3.6   3.8    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2924               4.3    
  Rusinga KNM-RU2925     4.2 2.2 5.4 3.0        
  Rusinga KNM-RU15997               4.6    
  Rusinga KNM-RU--- (CMF4006)     3.8 2.1 5.6 3.3 6.5 3.8    
  Rusinga NHMUK M19078 (holotype)*     3.6 2.4 4.4 2.9 5.8 3.4    
  Rusinga NHMUK M19079*             6.7 3.7    
  Rusinga NHMUK M19080*            
 
  4.0 2.8

 

 

TABLE 2. Measurements (in mm) of discussed Felidae lower dentitions. All other measurements are by the authors.

Taxon Site Specimen Lm1 Wm1 Lp4 Wp4
Katifelis nightingalei gen. et sp. nov. Kalodirr KNM-WK17133 9.8 3.7 7.0 3.4
Asilifelis coteae Rusinga KNM-RU18349 7.4 2.8 5.5 2.4
Namafelis minor Arrisdrift AD 99’95 11.5 4.8 9.0 4.3
Diamantofelis ferox Arrisdrift AD 98’95 15.2 6.3 12.6 6.0
Styriofelis turnauensis Vallès-Penedès IPS41970 11.3 4.9 --- ---
  Vallès-Penedès IPS42169 11.3 5.1 --- ---
Pseudaelurus romieviensis Vallès-Penedès IPS41973 --- --- 12.8 6.3
  Vallès-Penedès IPS42063 16.3 7.5 12.8 6.3
  Vallès-Penedès IPS60891 --- --- 13.8 6.3
Pseudaelurus quadridentatus Vallès-Penedès IPS60892b 18.0 7.8 --- ---
  Vallès-Penedès IPS60892c 18.0 7.9 13.9 6.7

 

 

TABLE 3. Measurements (in mm) of amphicyonid cheek teeth; for Cynelos macrodon (NHMUK M19086) and Cynelos euryodon (NHMUK M19084) after Savage (1965); for Cynelos euryodon (CA-314) after Schmidt-Kittler (1987). All other measurements are by the authors.

Taxon Specimen L P4 W P4 L M1 W M1 L p4 W p4
Cynelos macrodon KNM-WK18196 21.1 11.0 --- --- --- ---
  KNM-WK16984 --- --- --- --- 21.1 11.6
  KNM-WK17074 --- --- 22.7 20.4 --- ---
  KNM-RU2957 --- --- 18.3 --- --- ---
  NHMUK M19086 --- --- 20.5 24.2 --- ---
Cynelos euryodon CA-314 --- --- 17.1 20.0 --- ---
  NHMUK M19084 17.5 10.3 14.6 17.5 --- ---