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Puma concolor (puma)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Taxonomy
Felis concolor was named by Linnaeus (1771) [also said to be 1758]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Puma concolor by Glass and Martin (1978), Salles (1992), Repenning et al. (1995), Morgan and Seymour (1997), Johnson et al. (2006) and Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1771Felis concolor Linnaeus
1832Felis oregonensis Rafinesque
1897Felis hippolestes Merriam
1918Felis daggetti Merriam
1918Felis hawveri Stock
1932Felis bituminosa Merriam and Stock
1935Felis concolor hippolestes Schultz and Howard p. 285
1978Puma concolor Glass and Martin
1980Felis concolor Kurten and Anderson p. 194
1992Puma concolor Salles
1995Puma concolor Repenning et al.
1997Puma concolor Morgan and Seymour
2006Puma concolor Johnson et al. p. 74
2017Puma concolor Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser p. 33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
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
speciesconcolor(Linnaeus 1771)

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