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Leopardus geoffroyi  (d'Orbigny and Gervais, 1844)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726252

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Felis geoffroyi d'Orbigny and Gervais, 1844
    Oncifelis geoffroyi (d'Orbigny and Gervais, 1844)
  Common Name(s): Geoffroy's Cat [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                           GenusLeopardus Gray, 1842 – American spotted cats  
                                              SpeciesLeopardus geoffroyi (d'Orbigny and Gervais, 1844) – Geoffroy's Cat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 SubspeciesLeopardus geoffroyi euxanthus (Pocock, 1940)  
                                                 SubspeciesLeopardus geoffroyi geoffroyi (d'Orbigny and Gervais, 1844)  
                                                 SubspeciesLeopardus geoffroyi leucobaptus (Pocock, 1940)  
                                                 SubspeciesLeopardus geoffroyi paraguae (Pocock, 1940)  
                                                 SubspeciesLeopardus geoffroyi salinarum (Thomas, 1903)  

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  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   
  Reference for: Leopardus geoffroyi, Geoffroy's Cat [English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix I as Oncifelis geoffroyi; IUCN - Near Threatened as Oncifelis geoffroyi  
    Comments: Subspecies allocated according to Cabrera (1958). Revised by Pocock (1940c) and reviewed by Ximenez (1975). Placed in Oncifelis by J. A. Allen (1919a), Weigel (1961), Hemmer (1978), Král and Zima (1980), and Kratochvíl (1982c). Ximeñez (1975) followed Cabrera (1957), and placed geoffroyi in Felis (Leopardus). Includes F. pardoides (Cabrera, 1957)  



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