Subfamily Felinae Trouessart 1885 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Parent taxon: Felidae according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

See also Berta 1983, Bjork 1970, Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser 2017, Ginsburg 1977, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Roussiakis and Theodorou 2003, Sach and Heizmann 2001 and Villalta Comella 1952

Sister taxa: Aeluropsis, Catolynx, Cynaelurus, Diamantofelis, Dinofelis, Drepanodon, Epimachairodus, Katifelis, Lokotunjailurus, Machairodontinae, Mellivorodon, Namafelis, Pantherinae, Plethaelurus, Propontosmilus, Pseudaelurus, Sivaelurus, Sivafelis, Sivasmilus, Uncia, Vinayakia, Viretailurus, Vishnufelis, Yoshi

Subtaxa: Acinonyx Caracal Catopuma Felini Felis Herpailurus Leopardus Leptailurus Lynx Miracinonyx Neofelis Otocolobus Panthera Pardofelis Pratifelis Prionailurus Pristifelis Puma Sivapanthera Styriofelis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (2 collections), Argentina (7), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (5), Brazil (12), Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Chile (3), China (15), the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (3), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (4), France (27), Georgia (3), Germany (11), Greece (14), Hungary (7), India (1), Indonesia (6), Israel (4), Italy (34), Japan (2), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (9), Libya (2), Mexico (5), Monaco (3), Mongolia (1), Morocco (8), the Netherlands (5), Niger (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Peru (4), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (43), Spain (20), Sudan (4), Swaziland (1), Syria (1), Taiwan (1), Tajikistan (1), Tanzania (8), Thailand (1), Turkey (4), the United Kingdom (7), United States (130: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1), Zambia (2)

• Uquian of Argentina (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (4), United States (45: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), France (2), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Kenya (4), South Africa (6), Turkey (1)

• Pliocene of Chad (1), China (1), Ethiopia (4), France (3), Georgia (1), Greece (2), Hungary (6), India (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kenya (2), Moldova (2), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (5), South Africa (11), Spain (4), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (16), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (11: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Baodean of China (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of China (3), South Africa (3)

• Neogene of Taiwan (2)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), China (3), France (1), Greece (3), Italy (1), Moldova (2), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Turkey (2), United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 630 collections including 911 occurrences

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