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Leptailurus serval  (Schreber, 1776)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552766

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Felis serval Schreber, 1776
 
  Common Name(s): Serval [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderFeliformia Kretzoi, 1945 – cat-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyFelidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – cats  
                                        SubfamilyFelinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                           GenusLeptailurus Severtzov, 1858  
                                              SpeciesLeptailurus serval (Schreber, 1776) – Serval  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval beirae (Wroughton, 1910)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval brachyurus (Wagner, 1841)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval constantinus (Forster, 1780) – North African Serval 
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval faradjius J. A. Allen, 1924  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval ferrarii (de Beaux, 1924)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval hamiltoni Roberts, 1931  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval hindei (Wroughton, 1910)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval kempi (Wroughton, 1910)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval kivuensis (Lönnberg, 1919)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval lipostictus (Pocock, 1907)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval lonnbergi (Cabrera, 1910)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval mababiensis Roberts, 1932  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval pantastictus (Pocock, 1907)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval phillipsi (G. M. Allen, 1914)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval pococki (Cabrera, 1910)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval robertsi Ellerman, Morrison-Scott and Hayman, 1953  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval serval (Schreber, 1776)  
                                                 Subspecies Leptailurus serval togoensis (Matschie, 1893)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Leptailurus serval    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Leptailurus serval    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Leptailurus serval   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptailurus serval, Serval [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Leptailurus serval   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix II; U.S. ESA - Endangered as L. s. constantina [sic]; IUCN - Endangered as L. s. constantinus, otherwise Least Concern  
    Comments: Synonyms allocated according to Smithers (1971)  
 

 

   

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