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Puma concolor couguar  (Kerr, 1792)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 622093

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Felis concolor couguar Kerr, 1792
 
    Felis concolor coryi Bangs, 1899
 
    Felis couguar Kerr, 1792
 
    Felis concolor azteca Merriam, 1901
 
    Felis concolor browni Merriam, 1903
 
    Felis aztecus browni Merriam, 1903
 
    Felis concolor californica May, 1896
 
    Felis californica May, 1896
 
    Felis concolor hippolestes Merriam, 1897
 
    Felis hippolestes Merriam, 1897
 
    Felis concolor improcera Phillips, 1912
 
    Felis improcera Phillips, 1912
 
    Felis concolor kaibabensis Nelson and Goldman, 1931
 
    Felis concolor mayensis Nelson and Goldman, 1929
 
    Felis concolor missoulensis Goldman, 1943
 
    Felis concolor oregonensis Rafinesque, 1832
 
    Felis oregonensis Rafinesque, 1832
 
    Felis hippolestes olympus Merriam, 1897
 
    Felis concolor schorgeri Jackson, 1955
 
    Felis concolor stanleyana Goldman, 1938
 
    Felis concolor vancouverensis Nelson and Goldman, 1932
 
    Puma concolor azteca (Merriam, 1901)
 
    Puma concolor browni (Merriam, 1903)
 
    Puma concolor californica (May, 1896)
 
    Puma concolor coryi (Bangs, 1899)
 
    Puma concolor cougar (Kerr, 1792)
 
    Puma concolor hippolestes (Merriam, 1897)
 
    Puma concolor improcera (Phillips, 1912)
 
    Puma concolor kaibabensis (Nelson and Goldman, 1931)
 
    Puma concolor mayensis (Nelson and Goldman, 1929)
 
    Puma concolor missoulensis (Goldman, 1943)
 
    Puma concolor oregonensis (Rafinesque, 1832)
 
    Puma concolor schorgeri (Jackson, 1955)
 
    Puma concolor stanleyana (Goldman, 1938)
 
    Puma concolor vancouverensis (Nelson and Goldman, 1932)
 
    Felis hippolestes aztecus Merriam, 1901
 
    Felis concolor cougar Kerr, 1792
 
    Felis concolor olympus Merriam, 1897
 
  Common Name(s): eastern cougar [English]
 
    eastern puma [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 – mammifères, 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  
                                           GenusPuma Jardine, 1834 – pumas  
                                              SpeciesPuma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) – Cougar, Puma, Puma, mountain lion  
                                                 SubspeciesPuma concolor couguar (Kerr, 1792) – eastern cougar, eastern puma  
       

 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: Puma concolor couguar    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Puma concolor couguar    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-03/01, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Puma concolor couguar   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Currier, Mary Jean P.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Felis concolor   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 200   
  Page(s): 1-7   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Puma concolor couguar   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, vols. I and II, 2nd ed.   
  Page(s): 1181   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Puma concolor couguar   
       
  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: Puma concolor couguar   
       
  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: Puma concolor couguar   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Puma concolor couguar   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
 

 

   

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