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Puma yagouaroundi (jaguarundi)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Taxonomy
Felis yagouaroundi was named by Geoffroy (1803). It is extant.

It was recombined as Leopardus yagouaroundi by Hulbert and Pratt (1998); it was recombined as Puma yagouaroundi by Johnson et al. (2006); it was recombined as Herpailurus yagouaroundi by Severtzov (1858), Weigel (1961), Ewer (1973), Wilson and Reeder (1993), de Oliveira (1998) and Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser (2017).

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()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
RankNameAuthor
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes()
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivora
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
superfamilyFeloideaHay 1930
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.

Puma yagouaroundi Geoffroy 1803 [jaguarundi]
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Invalid names: Felis apache Mearns 1901 [synonym], Felis darwini Martin 1837 [synonym], Felis jaguarondi Fischer 1814 [objective synonym], Felis unicolor Trail 1819 [synonym]
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: carnivoreg
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
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: Ji et al. 2002, Carroll 1988, Lillegraven 1979, Hendy et al. 2009, Van Valkenburgh 1988, Nowak 1991

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 0.12900 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 0.0117 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Brazil (Piaui) Felis yagouaroundi (71334) Herpailurus yagouaroundi (71332 71335)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0Brazil (Bahia) Herpailurus yagouaroundi (71313)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Panama Felis yagouaroundi (21691)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Peru Felis yagouaroundi (21689)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Venezuela (Guarico) Felis yagouaroundi (21686)