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Felis margarita Loche 1858 (sand cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224045

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

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis catus, Felis chaus, Felis domesticus, Felis gombaszoegensis, Felis lunensis, Felis lybica, 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 112.1, humerus length 103.4, radius length 95.7, tibia length 111.6

Estimated body mass: 5.11 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length