Leopardus Gray 1842 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

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

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Salles et al. 2006 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

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

Subtaxa: Leopardus braccatus Leopardus colocolo Leopardus geoffroyi Leopardus guigna Leopardus guttulus Leopardus jacobita Leopardus pardalis Leopardus tigrinus Leopardus vorohuensis Leopardus wiedii

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (5 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (7: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi), Venezuela (1)

• Uquian of Argentina (1)

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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