Lynx issiodorensis Croizet and Jobert 1828 (lynx)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combination: Felis issiodorensis

Belongs to Lynx according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Kurten 1968

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

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (3 collections), Germany (2), Greece (1), Italy (5), Romania (2), Spain (3), Turkey (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Greece (1)

• Pliocene of France (2), Georgia (1), Greece (2), Kazakhstan (1), Moldova (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (4), Spain (2), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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