Lynx lynx (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCarnivoraFelidaeLynx

  • 23,157

    Occurrences
  • 6

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Lynx lynx (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • Eurasian Lynx eng
  • Lynx eng
  • Eurasian lynx
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Published in

Syst. Nat., 10th ed. vol.1 p.43

Basionym

Felis lynx Linnaeus, 1758

Living period

5.333 to 0.0117 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Scansorial

Threat status

Endangered

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Carnivora
family
Felidae
genus
Lynx
species
Lynx lynx
 
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Description

Description

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Checklists

Type Specimen

Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

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

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 Feb 14, 2017.