Taxon profile


Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Felis tigris Linnaeus, 1758 o
Panthera tygris (misspelling) m

IUCN category:Endangered


juvenile animal



Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Trypanosoma evansi (Steel, 1855) Balbiani, 1888, Haemaphysalis anomala Warburton, 1913, Haemaphysalis bispinosa Neumann, 1897

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

subspecies Panthera tigris altaica Temminck, 1844 - Siberian Tiger

Panthera tigris altaica - Siberian Tiger

subspecies Panthera tigris amoyensis (Hilzheimer, 1905) - South China Tiger

Panthera tigris amoyensis - South China Tiger

subspecies Panthera tigris balica Schwarz, 1912 - Balinese Tiger
subspecies Panthera tigris corbetti Mazák, 1968 - Indochinese Tiger
subspecies Panthera tigris jacksoni Luo et al., 2004 - Malayan Tiger

Panthera tigris jacksoni - Malayan Tiger

subspecies Panthera tigris sondaica Temminck, 1844 - Javan Tiger

Panthera tigris sondaica - Javan Tiger

subspecies Panthera tigris sumatrae Pocock, 1929 - Sumatran Tiger

Panthera tigris sumatrae - Sumatran Tiger

subspecies Panthera tigris tigris (Linnaeus, 1758) - Bengal Tiger

Panthera tigris tigris - Bengal Tiger

subspecies Panthera tigris trinilensis Dubois, 1908 - Trinil Tiger
subspecies Panthera tigris virgata (Illiger, 1815) - Caspian Tiger

Panthera tigris virgata - Caspian Tiger

varietas Panthera tigris var. alba - White Tiger

Panthera tigris var. alba - White Tiger

Links and literature

EN ARKive [/tiger/panthera-tigris/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [15955]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Panthera tigris Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 4


o original combination

m misspelling

species extinct in area described by check-list

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list

extinct taxon