Family Felidae Gray 1821 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Aeluroidea according to R. M. Hunt 1998

See also Antón et al. 2013, Bonaparte 1850, Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Cope 1889, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Flynn and Galiano 1982, Gray 1821, Gray 1825, Hunt 1989, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lambe 1908, Mivart 1882, Morlo 1996, Nowak 1991, Sach and Heizmann 2001 and Savage 1965

Sister taxa: Anictis, Haplogale, Herpestidae, Herpestides, Hyaenidae, Nandinia, Palaeoprionodon, Shandgolictis, Stenoplesictinae, Stenoplesictis, Viverridae

Subtaxa: Aeluropsis Catolynx Cynaelurus Diamantofelis Dinofelis Drepanodon Epimachairodus Felinae Katifelis Lokotunjailurus Machairodontinae Mellivorodon Namafelis Pantherinae Plethaelurus Propontosmilus Pseudaelurus Sivaelurus Sivafelis Sivasmilus Uncia Vinayakia Viretailurus Vishnufelis Yoshi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (2 collections), Argentina (12), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (6), Brazil (20), Canada (6: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Yukon ), Chile (6), China (17), the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (7), Egypt (3), El Salvador (1), Ethiopia (8), France (38), Georgia (5), Germany (14), Gibraltar (1), Greece (17), Guatemala (1), Hungary (7), India (1), Indonesia (6), Israel (4), Italy (44), Japan (2), Kazakhstan (2), Kenya (15), Libya (2), Mexico (7), Monaco (3), Mongolia (1), Morocco (8), the Netherlands (6), Niger (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), Peru (7), Portugal (1), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (47), Spain (22), Sudan (5), Swaziland (1), Syria (1), Taiwan (1), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (9), Thailand (1), Turkey (4), the United Kingdom (11), United States (188: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (4), Zambia (2)

• Uquian of Argentina (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (5), United States (98: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), Ethiopia (1), France (3), Greece (4), Hungary (3), Italy (3), Kenya (12), South Africa (7), Spain (1), Turkey (1)

• Pliocene of Chad (1), China (3), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (9), France (3), Georgia (2), Greece (6), Hungary (8), India (1), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (3), Kenya (8), Libya (3), Mexico (1), Moldova (3), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (7), Slovakia (1), South Africa (12), Spain (4), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (22), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2), United States (4: California, Florida, Idaho, North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Moldova (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (5), United States (63: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas)

• Baodean of China (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), China (3), Ethiopia (2), Greece (1), Kenya (6), Kyrgyzstan (1), South Africa (5), Tanzania (2), Turkey (1), Uganda (3), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Neogene of Taiwan (2), Ukraine (2)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Austria (1), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Chad (2), China (18), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (1), France (14), Germany (3), Greece (10), India (1), Iraq (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (8), Macedonia (1), Mexico (2), Moldova (5), Mongolia (1), Morocco (1), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (14), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (5), Ukraine (4), United States (75: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Montana)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1), United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 1146 collections including 1760 occurrences

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