Panthera Oken 1816 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Synonyms: Leo Brehm 1829, Tigris Gray 1843

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

See also Alroy 2002, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi 1995, Geraads 1997, Hemmer 1967, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1985, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

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

Subtaxa: Panthera (Jaguarius) Panthera blytheae Panthera gombaszoegensis Panthera leo Panthera onca Panthera pardus Panthera tigris Panthera uncia

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), Argentina (2), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (4), Brazil (8), Chile (2), China (11), the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (1), Ethiopia (4), France (10), Georgia (2), Germany (7), Greece (8), Hungary (3), India (1), Indonesia (6), Israel (3), Italy (27), Japan (2), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (7), Libya (1), Mexico (3), Monaco (2), Mongolia (1), Morocco (7), the Netherlands (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Peru (3), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (32), Spain (13), Swaziland (1), Syria (1), Taiwan (1), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (6), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (5), United States (38: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia), Zambia (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), Greece (1), Kenya (4), South Africa (6), Turkey (1)

• Pliocene of China (1), Ethiopia (2), Hungary (2), India (1), Kenya (1), Morocco (1), South Africa (6), Tanzania (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of China (3), South Africa (1)

Total: 290 collections including 325 occurrences

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