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Lynx longignathus Shotwell 1956 (lynx)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47821

Alternative combination: Felis longignathus

Full reference: J. A. Shotwell. 1956. Hemphillian mammalian assemblage from northeastern Oregon. Geological Society America Bulletin 67

Belongs to Lynx according to K. L. Seymour 1999

Sister taxa: Felis (Lynx) lybiensis, Felis (Lynx) montana, Felis (Lynx) nubiensis, Felis (Lynx) vulgaris, Lynx canadensis, Lynx issiodorensis, Lynx lynx, Lynx pardinus, Lynx proterolyncis, Lynx rufus, Lynx texensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is McKay Reservoir, which is in a Hemphillian pond sandstone in the McKay Formation of Oregon

Ecology: scansorial insectivore