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Felis catus Linnaeus 1758 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104159

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

Belongs to Felis according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, 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 rexroadensis, Felis silvestris, Felis toscana, Felis youngi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 110.3, humerus length 96.4, radius length 93.7, tibia length 111.6, ulna length 111.4

Estimated body mass: 4.84 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length