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Puma yagouaroundi Geoffroy 1803 (jaguarundi)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combinations: Felis yagouaroundi, Herpailurus yagouaroundi, Leopardus yagouaroundi

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

Sister taxa: Puma concolor, Puma lacustris

Subtaxa: Herpailurus yagouaroundi ameghinoi, Herpailurus yagouaroundi cacomitli, Herpailurus yagouaroundi eyra, Herpailurus yagouaroundi fossata, Herpailurus yagouaroundi melantho, Herpailurus yagouaroundi panamensis, Herpailurus yagouaroundi tolteca, Herpailurus yagouaroundi yagouaroundi

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 9.10 x 3.85, femur length 123.0, humerus length 101.5, radius length 82.9, skull 92.2 x 61.2, tibia length 117.6, ulna length 82.5

Estimated body mass: 4.58 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length