Caracal serval Schreber 1776 (serval)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Felis serval, Leptailurus serval

Synonyms: Felis capensis Forster 1765, Felis senegalensis Lesson 1839

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

See also Allen 1939, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017 and Mivart 1882

Sister taxa: Caracal aurata, Caracal caracal

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (1 collection), Kenya (3), South Africa (3), Swaziland (1), Tanzania (2), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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