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Prionailurus planiceps Vigors and Horsfield 1827 (flat-headed cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224059

Alternative combinations: Ailurin planiceps, Felis planiceps, Plethaelurus planiceps

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

Sister taxa: Prionailurus bengalensis, Prionailurus javanensis, Prionailurus rubiginosus, Prionailurus viverrinus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 91.1, humerus length 81.2, radius length 72.3, skull 88.0 x 56.0, tibia length 95.6

Estimated body mass: 2.89 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length