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Lynx lynx Linnaeus 1758 (Eurasian lynx)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160980

Alternative combinations: Felis (Lynx) lynx, Felis lynx

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

Sister taxa: Felis (Lynx) lybiensis, Felis (Lynx) montana, Felis (Lynx) nubiensis, Felis (Lynx) vulgaris, Lynx canadensis, Lynx issiodorensis, Lynx longignathus, Lynx pardinus, Lynx proterolyncis, Lynx rufus, Lynx texensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 207.1, humerus length 163.3, radius length 163.5, tibia length 205.2, ulna length 158.5

Estimated body mass: 21.8 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length