Felis Linnaeus 1758 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Felinae according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

See also Berta 1983, Bjork 1970, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Carroll 1988, Cope 1880, Geraads 1997, Ginsburg 1977, Gray 1825, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Linnaeus 1758, Mivart 1882, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

Sister taxa: Acinonyx, Caracal, Catopuma, Felini, Herpailurus, Leopardus, Leptailurus, Lynx, Miracinonyx, Neofelis, Otocolobus, Panthera, Pardofelis, Pratifelis, Prionailurus, Pristifelis, Puma, Sivapanthera, Styriofelis

Subtaxa: Felis antediluviana Felis aphanista Felis bieti Felis borealis Felis catus Felis chaus Felis domesticus Felis gombaszoegensis Felis lunensis Felis lybica Felis margarita Felis maxima Felis nigripes Felis obscura Felis ocreata Felis pardoides Felis platensis Felis prisca Felis proplatensis Felis propuma Felis pumoides Felis rexroadensis Felis silvestris Felis toscana Felis youngi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), Argentina (1), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (2), Brazil (1), Chile (2), China (7), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (2), France (2), Georgia (1), Germany (6), Greece (6), Hungary (3), Israel (1), Italy (3), Kenya (2), Libya (1), Monaco (1), Mongolia (1), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (2), Niger (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (25), Spain (2), Sudan (4), Tanzania (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia), Zambia (1)

• Blancan of United States (6: California, Idaho, Kansas, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Chad (1), Ethiopia (3), Hungary (5), Morocco (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), South Africa (4), Spain (1), Tanzania (11), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma)

• Baodean of China (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Neogene of Taiwan (2)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), China (2), France (1), Moldova (2), Morocco (1), Spain (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 160 collections including 172 occurrences

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