Puma lacustris Gazin 1933 (cougar)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Felis lacustris, Lynx lacustris

Full reference: C. L. Gazin. 1933. New Felids from the upper Pliocene of Idaho. Journal of Mammalogy 14(3):251-256

Belongs to Puma according to K. L. Seymour 1999

See also Bjork 1970, Gazin 1933, Hulbert 1992, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Savage 1960

Sister taxa: Puma concolor, Puma yagouaroundi

Type specimen: USNM 12611, a mandible

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Blancan of Mexico (1 collection), United States (8: California, Idaho, Texas, Washington)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Idaho)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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