Puma concolor Linnaeus 1771 (puma)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combination: Felis concolor

Synonyms: Felis bituminosa Merriam and Stock 1932, Felis concolor hippolestes Merriam 1897, Felis daggetti Merriam 1918, Felis hawveri Stock 1918, Felis hippolestes Merriam 1897, Felis oregonensis Rafinesque 1832

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

See also Alroy 2010, Ayer 1936, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Furlong 1904, Hay 1902, Hulbert 1992, Kurtén 1976, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Morgan and Seymour 1997, Repenning et al. 1995 and Schultz and Howard 1935

Sister taxa: Puma lacustris, Puma yagouaroundi

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 16.6, humerus diameter 23.2, radius diameter 12.4, tibia diameter 19.6

Estimated body mass: 40.7 kg based on femur diameter, humerus diameter, and tibia diameter

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections), Bolivia (1), Brazil (3), Chile (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (22: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (7: California, Idaho)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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