Oxyaena (Oxyaena Cope, 1874)
Temporal range: during the late Paleocene - Early Eocene epoch (North America)
Dimensions:length - 1,4 m, height - 40 сm, weight - 20 kg
A typical representative: Oxyaena lupina Cope, 1874
Oxyaena is an extinct genus of oxyaenid mammal from the latest Paleocene to early Eocene of North America (most specimens being found in Colorado). The species were superficially cat or wolverine-like, with a flexible body 1 metre long, and short limbs. Some species like Oxyaena forcipata were bigger with a body mass estimated to be 20 kg.