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Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758 (leopard)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72185

Alternative combination: Felis pardus

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 Panthera according to W. E. Johnson et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Panthera (Jaguarius), Panthera blytheae, Panthera gombaszoegensis, Panthera leo, Panthera onca, Panthera tigris, Panthera uncia

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 233.8, humerus length 199.5, radius length 173.7, scapula 145.0 x 87.0, skull 210.2 x 137.7, tibia length 223.1

Estimated body mass: 37.3 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length