Felis catus Linnaeus 1758 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Felis according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis chaus, Felis domesticus, Felis gombaszoegensis, Felis lunensis, Felis lybica, Felis margarita, Felis maxima, Felis nigripes, Felis obscura, Felis ocreata, Felis pardoides, Felis platensis, Felis prisca, Felis proplatensis, Felis propuma, Felis pumoides, Felis rexroadensis, Felis silvestris, Felis toscana, Felis youngi

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution: found only at Oosterschelde, Pleistocene (Quaternary of Netherlands)

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