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Leopardus colocolo Molina 1782 (pampas cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224069

Alternative combinations: Felis colocolo, Leopardus colocola

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

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 111.8, femur diameter 7.70, humerus length 100.9, humerus diameter 8.60, radius length 89.8, radius diameter 5.50, tibia length 113.3, tibia diameter 7.50, ulna length 100.2

Estimated body mass: 4.22 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length