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Felis Linnaeus 1758 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41055

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

Sister taxa: Acinonyx, Caracal, Felina, Herpailurus, Leopardus, Lynx, Miracinonyx, Neofelis, Otocolobus, Panthera, Pardofelis, Pratifelis, Prionailurus, Puma, Sivapanthera

Subtaxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis catus, Felis chaus, Felis domesticus, Felis lacustris, Felis libyca, Felis margarita, Felis maxima, Felis nigripes, Felis obscura, Felis ocreata, Felis ogygia, Felis platensis, Felis prisca, Felis proplatensis, Felis propuma, Felis pumoides, Felis rexroadensis, Felis silvestris, Felis youngi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore