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Felinae[1]
Fossil range: Late Miocene–Recent
Jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Felinae
Genera

Acinonyx
Caracal
Catopuma
Felis
Leopardus
Leptailurus
Lynx
Pardofelis
Prionailurus
Profelis
Puma

Felinae is a subfamily of the family Felidae which includes the genera and species listed below. Most are small to medium-sized cats, although the group does include some larger animals, such as the Cougar and Cheetah. The earliest records of the Felinae are ascribed Felis attica from the late Miocene (9 Ma) of western Eurasia[2].

References

  1. ^ Wozencraft, W. C. (16 November 2005). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M. (eds). ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd edition ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 532-545. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3. 
  2. ^ Johnson, W.E., Eizirik, E., Pecon-Slattery, J., Murphy, W.J., Antunes, A., Teeling, E. & O'Brien, S.J. (2006). "The Late Miocene radiation of modern Felidae: A genetic assessment." (abstract). Science 311: 73–77. doi:10.1126/science.1122277. PMID 16400146. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/311/5757/73. 
  3. ^ Christiansen, J., and J.H. Mazák. 2008. A primitive Late Pliocene cheetah, and evolution of the cheetah lineage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Published online before print December 29, 2008, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0810435106.

Wiktionary

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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Etymology

Latin feles, cat

Proper noun

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Felinae

  1. (zoology) A taxonomic subfamily, within family Felidae - most cats.

See also

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Wikispecies

    • Caracal
    • Catopuma
    • Felis
    • Herpailurus
    • Leopardus
    • Leptailurus
    • Lynx
    • Oncifelis
    • Oreailurus
    • Otocolobus
    • Prionailurus
    • Profelis
    • Puma

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Carnivora
Subordo: Feliformia
Familia: Felidae
Subfamilia: Felinae
Genus: Caracal - Catopuma - Felis - Leopardus - Leptailurus - Lynx - Pardofelis - Prionailurus - Profelis - Puma

Name

Felinae Fischer, 1817

References

  • Felinae on Mammal species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).

Vernacular names

Català: Felins
English: Feline
Español: Felinos
Esperanto: Felisenoj
Français: Félinés
한국어: 고양이아과
Italiano: Felini
Magyar: Hiúz
日本語: ネコ亜科
Português: Felinos/Felíneos
Русский: Малые кошки
Svenska: Små kattdjur
Türkçe: Küçük kediler
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