Felis silvestris Schreber 1777 (wildcat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

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

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017 and Goodman and Pidgeon 1999

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis catus, 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 toscana, Felis youngi

Subtaxa: Felis silvestris lybica Felis silvestris tartessia

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Germany (2 collections), Greece (4), Hungary (1), Morocco (3), South Africa (2), Sudan (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Morocco (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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