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Felis nigripes Burchell 1824 (black-footed cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224046

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

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis catus, Felis chaus, Felis domesticus, Felis gombaszoegensis, Felis lunensis, Felis lybica, Felis margarita, Felis maxima, Felis obscura, Felis ocreata, Felis pardoides, Felis platensis, Felis prisca, Felis proplatensis, Felis propuma, Felis pumoides, Felis rexroadensis, Felis silvestris, Felis toscana, Felis youngi

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 79.3, humerus length 71.8, tibia length 81.2, ulna length 70.1

Estimated body mass: 1.80 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length