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Felis rexroadensis Stephens 1959 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 46527

Alternative combination: Lynx rexroadensis

Full reference: J. J. Stephens. 1959. A new Pliocene cat from Kansas. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 44:41-46

Belongs to Felis according to L. Werdelin 1985

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis catus, Felis chaus, Felis domesticus, Felis gombaszoegensis, Felis lunensis, Felis lybica, Felis margarita, Felis maxima, Felis nigripes, Felis obscura, Felis ocreata, Felis pardoides, Felis platensis, Felis prisca, Felis proplatensis, Felis propuma, Felis pumoides, Felis silvestris, Felis toscana, Felis youngi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rexroad KU Locality 3, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Rexroad Formation of Kansas

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 15.5 x 6.8