Genus: Leopardus. Species: L. tigrinus. Binomial name. Leopardus tigrinus (
Schreber, 1775). Oncilla area.png. Oncilla range (needs updating). Synonyms.
Oncifelis tigrinus. Felis tigrina. The oncilla...
Taxonomic Notes: Genetic analyses found a level of divergence between L.
tigrinus from Costa Rica and from central and southern Brazil comparable to that
Descriptions and articles about the Little Spotted Cat, scientifically known as
Leopardus ... A reassessment on the taxonomy of this species is an urgent
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... Genus, Leopardus ... Also known as: Little spotted cat, little tiger cat, tiger cat.
The Leopardus genus of small South American spotted cats contains seven
species in total. Three of them that are the most difficult to tell apart are the Ocelot
Jun 13, 2015 ... Genus: Felinae (Leopardus) Species: ... Size and Appearance: This cat is often
confused with its near relatives the Ocelot and the Oncilla.
The modern system of taxonomy using Latin names to describe species was ...
Linnaeus originally classified all the cats into a single genus, Felis within the
Felidae family. ... (was Felis tigrina), Oncilla (American Tiger Cat, Little spotted cat
Jun 7, 2011 ... Scientific classification ... Members of the family are called cats or felids, and
sometimes felines, ... In most species, this is spotted or striped. ... cats" of the
subfamily Pantherinae and the "small cats" of the subfamily Felinae.
Most recently, the oncilla (aka tigrina) (Leopardus tigrinus) has been proposed to
be two ... being in 'panthera' or 'uncia', all small cats being 'felis' vs many different
small cat genera, etc. ... Wild Cat Species (alphabetical by scientific name)
Species: Rusty-spotted cats have been placed in the genus Felis, but ... of cat
taxonomy emphasises that the Prionailurus cats (leopard cat P. bengalensis; ...
the top of the skull is flattened (hence the name), and it has unusually small ears.