Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraFelidaePuma

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    Occurrences
  • 6

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771)

Common names

  • Cougar eng
  • mountain lion eng
  • Puma eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Felis concolor Linnaeus, 1771

Habitat

Not marine

Threat status

Near threatened; Least concern

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Carnivora
family
Felidae
genus
Puma
species
Puma concolor
 
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Bibliography

(2001) database, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad

(2001) website, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-03/01

Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. (1992) Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing

Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. (2005) Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2

Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole (2000) Common Names of Mammals of the World

Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds. (1999) The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.