Taxon profile


Fishing Cat
Prionailurus viverrinus (Bennett, 1833)

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

Scientific synonyms

Felis viverrina

IUCN category:Endangered


juvenile animal


Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Prionailurus viverrinus rizophoreus Sody, 1936 - Javan Fishing Cat d
subspecies Prionailurus viverrinus viverrinus (Bennett, 1833) - Indian Fishing Cat

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [18150]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Prionailurus viverrinus (Bennett, 1833)]
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) [] [as Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833]
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 viverrinus (Bennett, 1833)]

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d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application