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Panthera tigris Linnaeus 1758 (tiger)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90651

Alternative combination: Felis tigris

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 pardus, Panthera uncia

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 303.3, humerus length 267.6, radius length 235.5, scapula 230.0 x 150.0, skull 330.6 x 220.0, tibia length 304.3

Estimated body mass: 85.0 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length