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Taxon: Family Felidae Batsch, 1788 - cats (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Carnivora

Current position

Feloidea (Infraorder) "Batsch, 1788" Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).

Alternative positions

Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Aeluroidea (Superfamily) Flower, 1869 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 633.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 288.
Feliforma (Suborder) Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1044.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Feloidea (Superfamily) Batsch, 1788

Subsequent positions

Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945

Original entries

Acinonychinae (Subfamily) Pocock, 1917
Felinae (Subfamily) Batsch, 1788
Machairodontinae (Subfamily) Gill, 1872
Pantherinae (Subfamily) Pocock, 1917
Proailurinae (Subfamily) Zittel, 1893

Subsequent entries

Mustelina (Tribe) Batsch, 1788 Ref: J.E. Gray, 1825b: 339

Historical positions

Feloidea (Infraorder) "Batsch, 1788" Ref: C.J. Burgin et al., 2020: table 2 (p. 27).
Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2015: 445.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2011: 59.
Aeluroidea (Infraorder) Flower, 1869 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 402.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 2005: 532.
Feliformia (Suborder) Kretzoi, 1945 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 230.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: W.C. Wozencraft, 1993: 288; 5.
Carnivora (Order) Bowdich, 1821 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 113.
Mammalia (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990 [unofficial] [indirect]
Aeluroidea (Superfamily) Flower, 1869 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 633.
Feliforma (Suborder) Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1044.
Fissipedia (Suborder) (Blumenbach, 1791) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Cynofeloidea (Superfamily) Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 14g;41s;203ss;41v; ‡6ss; †27g;26s;5ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 26 Nov 2014 [14g;41s;203ss; †27g]
2011 D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder: 59 14g;40s
2005 W.C. Wozencraft: 548 [14g;40s;208ss; ‡3ss]
1997 1sf; †1sf3t
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [4g; †27g]
1993 W.C. Wozencraft 18g;36s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [5g];~36[37]s
1982 A.F. DeBlase 19g;[37s]
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