Lynx lynx Linnaeus 1758 (Eurasian lynx)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Felis (Lynx) lynx, Felis lynx

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 Lynx according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Felis (Lynx) lybiensis, Felis (Lynx) montana, Felis (Lynx) nubiensis, Felis (Lynx) vulgaris, Lynx canadensis, Lynx issiodorensis, Lynx longignathus, Lynx pardinus, Lynx proterolyncis, Lynx rufus, Lynx texensis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Quaternary of Germany (2 collections), Greece (6), Monaco (1), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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