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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.


Genera[]

  • Genus Acinonyx Brookes, 1828
    • Acinonyx aicha Geraads, 1997
    • Acinonyx intermedius Thenius, 1954
    • Acinonyx jubatus Schreber, 1775 – cheetah
    • Acinonyx pardinensis Croizet e Joubert, 1928 – giant cheetah
  • Genus Caracal Gray, 1843
    • Caracal caracal Schreber, 1776 – caracal
  • Genus Catopuma Severtzov, 1858
    • Catopuma badia Gray, 1874 – bay cat
    • Catopuma temminckii Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Asian golden cat
  • Genus Felis Linnaeus, 1758
    • Felis attica Wagner, 1857
    • Felis bieti Milne-Edwards, 1892 – Chinese mountain cat
    • Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758 – domestic cat
    • Felis chaus Schreber, 1777 – jungle cat
    • Felis lunensis Martelli, 1906 – Martelli's cat
    • Felis margarita Loche, 1858 – sand cat
    • Felis nigripes Burchell, 1824 – black-footed cat
    • Felis silvestris Schreber, 1775 – wildcat
  • Genus Leopardus Gray, 1842
    • Leopardus braccatus Cope, 1889 – pantanal cat
    • Leopardus colocolo Molina, 1782 – colocolo
    • Leopardus geoffroyi d'Orbigny & Gervais, 1844 – Geoffroy's cat
    • Leopardus guigna Molina, 1782 – kodkod
    • Leopardus jacobitus Cornalia, 1865 – Andean mountain cat
    • Leopardus pajeros Desmarest, 1816 – pampas cat
    • Leopardus pardalis Linnaeus, 1758 – ocelot
    • Leopardus tigrinus Schreber, 1775 – oncilla
    • Leopardus wiedii Schinz, 1821 – margay
  • Genus Leptailurus Severtzov, 1858
    • Leptailurus serval Schreber, 1776 – serval
  • Genus Lynx Kerr, 1792
    • Lynx canadensis Kerr, 1792 – Canadian lynx
    • Lynx lynx Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian lynx
    • Lynx pardinus Temminck, 1827 – Iberian lynx
    • Lynx rufus Schreber, 1777 – bobcat
  • Genus †Miracinonyx
    • Miracinonyx trumani
    • Miracinonyx inexpectatus
    • Miracinonyx studeri
  • Genus Otocolobus
    • Otocolobus manul Pallas, 1776 – Pallas's cat
  • Genus Pardofelis Severtzov, 1858
    • Pardofelis marmorata Martin, 1837 – marbled cat
  • Genus Prionailurus Severtzov, 1858
    • Prionailurus bengalensis Kerr, 1792 – leopard cat
    • Prionailurus iriomotensis Imaizumi, 1967 – Iriomote cat
    • Prionailurus planiceps Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – flat-headed cat
    • Prionailurus rubiginosus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1831 – rusty-spotted cat
    • Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833 – fishing cat
  • Genus Profelis Severtzov, 1858
    • Profelis aurata Temminck, 1827 – African golden cat
  • Genus Puma Jardine, 1834
    • Puma concolor Linnaeus, 1771 – cougar
    • Puma yagouaroundi Geoffroy, 1803 – jaguarundi

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