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Leopardus vorohuensis Berta 1983 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100310

Alternative combination: Felis vorohuensis

Full reference: A. Berta. 1983. A new species of small cat (Felidae) from the late Pliocene-early Pleistocene (Uquian) of Argentina. Journal of Mammalogy 64(4):720-725

Belongs to Leopardus according to J. Alroy 2007

Sister taxa: Leopardus braccatus, Leopardus colocolo, Leopardus geoffroyi, Leopardus guigna, Leopardus guttulus, Leopardus jacobita, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus tigrinus, Leopardus wiedii

Type specimen: MMP 1047, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is 15 km N Mar del Plata, which is in an Uquian terrestrial horizon in the Vorohue Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore