Felis rexroadensis Stephens 1959 (cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Alternative combination: Lynx rexroadensis

Full reference: J. J. Stephens. 1959. A new Pliocene cat from Kansas. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters 44:41-46

Belongs to Felis according to L. Werdelin 1985

See also Bjork 1970, Hulbert 1992, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Martin 1980, Savage 1960, Seymour 1999 and Stephens 1959

Sister taxa: Felis antediluviana, Felis aphanista, Felis bieti, Felis borealis, Felis catus, Felis chaus, Felis domesticus, Felis gombaszoegensis, Felis imperialis, Felis lunensis, Felis lybica, Felis margarita, Felis maximus, Felis nigripes, Felis obscura, Felis ocreata, Felis pardoides, Felis platensis, Felis prisca, Felis proplatensis, Felis propuma, Felis pumoides, Felis silvestris, Felis toscana, Felis youngi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rexroad KU Locality 3, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in the Rexroad Formation of Kansas

Ecology: scansorial carnivore


• Blancan of United States (6: California, Idaho, Kansas, Texas collections)

• Pliocene of United States (2: California, Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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