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Leopard Cat
Prionailurus bengalensis (Kerr, 1792)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Felidae - cats

Scientific synonyms

Felis bengalensis

Other names

= Asian Leopard Cat
= Bengal Cat
= Tiger Cat

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Ancylostoma lucknowense Gupta & Kalia, 1984, Arthrostoma hunanensis Cheng & Shen, 1982

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 11

subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis alleni Sody, 1949
subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis bengalensis (Kerr, 1792) - Leopard Cat

Prionailurus bengalensis bengalensis - Leopard Cat

subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis borneoensis Brongersma, 1936 - Borneo Leopard Cat

Prionailurus bengalensis borneoensis - Borneo Leopard Cat

subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis chinensis (Gray, 1837)
subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis euptilurus (Elliot, 1871) - Amur Leopard Cat

Prionailurus bengalensis euptilurus - Amur Leopard Cat

subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis heaneyi Groves, 1997 - Palawan Leopard Cat

Prionailurus bengalensis heaneyi - Palawan Leopard Cat

subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis horsfieldi (Gray, 1842)
subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis javaensis (Desmarest, 1816)
subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis rabori Groves, 1997
subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis sumatranus (Horsfield, 1821) - Sumatran Leopard Cat
subspecies Prionailurus bengalensis trevelyani Pocock, 1939

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [18146]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Prionailurus bengalensis (Kerr, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Prionailurus bengalensis Kerr, 1792]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Prionailurus bengalensis (Kerr, 1792)]

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