Acinonyx jubatus Schreber 1775 (cheetah)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Cynaelurus jubatus, Felis jubata

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

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017 and Mivart 1882

Sister taxa: Acinonyx aicha, Acinonyx pardinensis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Quaternary of Kenya (1 collection), South Africa (3), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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