Panthera onca Linnaeus 1758 (jaguar)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combination: Felis onca

Synonyms: Felis augustus Leidy 1872, Felis veronis Hay 1919, Panthera (Jaguarius) augusta Leidy 1872, Panthera onca augusta Leidy 1872, Uncia augusta Leidy 1872

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Cope 1880, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1872, Linnaeus 1758, McCrady et al. 1954, Seymour 1993, Simpson 1941, Slaughter 1966, Tennyson and Mannering 2018 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Panthera (Jaguarius), Panthera blytheae, Panthera gombaszoegensis, Panthera leo, Panthera pardus, Panthera tigris, Panthera uncia

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 23.5, humerus diameter 29.5, radius diameter 14.0

Estimated body mass: 84.8 kg based on femur diameter and humerus diameter

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections), Bolivia (4), Brazil (8), Chile (2), Ecuador (1), Mexico (3), Panama (1), Peru (2), United States (30: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

Total: 54 collections each including a single occurrence

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