Felinae

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Felines[1]
Temporal range: Miocene - Holocene, 9–0 Ma
Jaguarundi-s.jpg
Jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Felinae
Waldheim, 1817
Type genus
Felis
Linnaeus, 1758
Genera
Felinae range.png
native ranges of Felinae

The Felinae are 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 to Felis attica from the late Miocene, 9 million years ago (Mya), of western Eurasia.[2]

Genera

References

  1. Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1/Identifiers at line 47: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
  2. Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1/Identifiers at line 47: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).

External links

  • Media related to Felinae at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Felinae at Wikispecies