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
  • Deer Tiger eng
  • Mountain Lion eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Mantissa Plantarum vol. 2 p. 266

Habitat

Not marine

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

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.