Puma yagouaroundi Geoffroy 1803 (jaguarundi)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Felis yagouaroundi, Herpailurus yagouaroundi, Leopardus yagouaroundi

Synonyms: Felis apache Mearns 1901, Felis darwini Martin 1837, Felis jaguarondi Fischer 1814 [objective synonym], Felis unicolor Trail 1819

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

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, de Oliveira 1998, Hulbert and Pratt 1998, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Puma concolor, Puma lacustris

Subtaxa: Herpailurus yagouaroundi ameghinoi Herpailurus yagouaroundi cacomitli Herpailurus yagouaroundi eyra Herpailurus yagouaroundi fossata Herpailurus yagouaroundi melantho Herpailurus yagouaroundi panamensis Herpailurus yagouaroundi tolteca Herpailurus yagouaroundi yagouaroundi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (3 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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