Lynx canadensis Kerr 1792 (Canadian lynx)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Felis (Lynx) canadensis, Felis canadensis

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

See also Allen 1895, Alroy 2002, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Mivart 1882

Sister taxa: Felis (Lynx) lybiensis, Felis (Lynx) montana, Felis (Lynx) nubiensis, Felis (Lynx) vulgaris, Lynx issiodorensis, Lynx longignathus, Lynx lynx, Lynx pardinus, Lynx proterolyncis, Lynx rufus, Lynx texensis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (3: Idaho, Utah, Washington)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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