Lynx Kerr 1792 (lynx)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative spelling: Felis (Lynx)

Synonym: Lyncus Gray 1825

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

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Carroll 1988, Cope 1880, Geraads 1997, Gray 1825, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1998, Mooser and Dalquest 1975, Werdelin 1985, Werdelin and Peigne 2010 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

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

Subtaxa: Felis (Lynx) lybiensis Felis (Lynx) montana Felis (Lynx) nubiensis Felis (Lynx) vulgaris Lynx canadensis Lynx issiodorensis Lynx longignathus Lynx lynx Lynx pardinus Lynx proterolyncis Lynx rufus Lynx texensis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), China (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (16), Germany (4), Greece (7), Hungary (3), Israel (2), Italy (5), Mexico (3), Monaco (2), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Romania (2), Spain (8), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (66: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of Mexico (2), United States (11: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Greece (1), Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of France (2), Georgia (1), Greece (2), Hungary (4), Kazakhstan (1), Moldova (2), Morocco (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (3), South Africa (4), Spain (3), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 176 collections including 179 occurrences

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