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...
Descriptions and articles about the Oncilla, scientifically known as Leopardus ...
A reassessment on the taxonomy of this species is an urgent research priority as
Leopardus tigrinuslittle spotted cat ... Oncillas, also known as little spotted cats
and little tiger cats, have been ..... Genus Leopardus small American cats ... nor
does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.
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)
There are 2 main schools of taxonomy - lumpers and splitters. ... GENUS. SUB-
GENUS. EXAMPLE SPECIES. Felis. Felis Otocolobus ..... The Little Spotted Cat/
Oncilla inhabits wooded regions of Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Guyana,
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
Part of the cat family Felidae, the taxonomic group Lynx generally is placed at the
... In most species this is spotted or striped. ... Felis was the original genus into
which these wild cats were originally placed. .... Cat (Leopardus pajeros) · Ocelot
(Leopardus pardalis) · Oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus) · Margay (Leopardus wiedii).
Jun 13, 2015 ... Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) ... Genus: Felinae (Leopardus) ... This cat is often
confused with its near relatives the Ocelot and the Oncilla.
The Leopardus genus of small South American spotted cats contains seven ... of
them that are the most difficult to tell apart are the Ocelot, Margay and Oncilla.
Little Spotted Cat Although the oncilla is very similar in appearance to the other
small cats of the South American Leopardus genus, the ocelot and margay, it is ...