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Puma yagouaroundi (jaguarundi)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1803Felis yagouaroundi Geoffroy p. 124
1808Felis yagouaroundi Lacépède
1814Felis jaguarondi Fischer p. 228
1819Felis unicolor Trail p. 170
1837Felis darwini Martin p. 3
1858Herpailurus yagouaroundi Severtzov
1901Felis apache Mearns p. 150
1961Herpailurus yagouaroundi Weigel
1973Herpailurus yagouaroundi Ewer
1980Felis yagouaroundi Kurten and Anderson p. 195
1993Herpailurus yagouaroundi Wilson and Reeder
1998Leopardus yagouaroundi Hulbert, Jr. and Pratt
1998Herpailurus yagouaroundi de Oliveira p. 1
2006Puma yagouaroundi Johnson et al. p. 74
2017Herpailurus yagouaroundi Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser p. 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
superfamilyAeluroideaFlower 1869
familyFelidae
subfamilyFelinaeTrouessart 1885
genusPumaJardine 1834
speciesyagouaroundi(Geoffroy 1803)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: carnivoreg
Created: 2009-01-04 14:10:59
Modified: 2009-01-04 16:10:59
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Van Valkenburgh 1988, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 0.12600 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 0.0117 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Brazil (Piaui) Herpailurus yagouaroundi (71332 71335)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Brazil (Bahia) Herpailurus yagouaroundi (71313)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Venezuela (Guarico) Felis yagouaroundi (21686)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Panama Felis yagouaroundi (21691)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Peru Felis yagouaroundi (21689)