Taxon profile


Felidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  superfamily Feloidea

Other names

= felids


Panthera uncia - Snow Leopard

Panthera uncia - Snow Leopard

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Neofelis nebulosa - Clouded Leopard

Neofelis nebulosa - Clouded Leopard, female

Author: Josef Suchomel

Panthera leo persica - Asiatic Lion

Panthera leo persica - Asiatic Lion

Author: Milan Kořínek

Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Dipylidium caninum (Linnaeus, 1758), Dioctophyme renale (Goeze, 1782), Toxascaris leonina (von Linstow, 1902), Toxocara cati (Schrank, 1788)

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subfamily Acinonychinae Pocock, 1917 - Cheetahs
subfamily Felinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 - small cats
subfamily Pantherinae Pocock, 1917

Fossil taxa

subfamily Machairodontinae Gill, 1872 - sabre-toothed cats
subfamily Proailurinae Zittel, 1893
genus Pseudaelurus Gervais, 1850

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [df7fcd5c-ae3b-4556-9afc-d3413d4cd8b9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Felidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Felidae]

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