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Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Felis pardalis Linnaeus, 1758 o
Panthera pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern


juvenile animal


Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Echinococcus oligarthrus (Diesing, 1863)

prey: Tamandua tetradactyla (Linnaeus, 1758) - Southern Tamandua, Dasyprocta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brazilian Agouti

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Leopardus pardalis aequatorialis Mearns, 1903 - Equatorial Ocelot

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subspecies Leopardus pardalis albescens Pucheran, 1855 - Texas Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis melanurus Ball, 1844 - Caribbean Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis mitis (F. G. Cuvier, 1820) - Brazilian Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis nelsoni Goldman, 1925 - Nelson's Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Nicaragua Ocelot

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subspecies Leopardus pardalis pseudopardalis Boitard, 1842 - Colombian Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis pusaeus Thomas, 1914 - Ecuador Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis sonoriensis Goldman, 1925 - Sonoran Ocelot
subspecies Leopardus pardalis steinbachi Pocock, 1941 - Bolivian Ocelot

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [11509]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Leopardus pardalis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [148:ozelot-leopardus-pardalis&Itemid=247]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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species extinct in area described by check-list