Leopardus wiedii Schinz 1821 (margay)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combination: Felis wiedii

Synonyms: Felis amnicola Gillette 1976, Felis elegans Lesson 1830, Felis macroura Wied 1826, Leopardus amnicola Gillette 1976

Belongs to Leopardus according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, de Oliveira 1998, Hulbert 1992, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Werdelin 1985

Sister taxa: Leopardus braccatus, Leopardus colocolo, Leopardus geoffroyi, Leopardus guigna, Leopardus guttulus, Leopardus jacobita, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus tigrinus, Leopardus vorohuensis

Subtaxa: Leopardus wiedii glaucula Leopardus wiedii pirrensis

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Ecology: arboreal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Barro Colorado Island (Quaternary of Panama)

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