Carnivora Bowdich, 1821
– cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores
Feliformia Kretzoi, 1945
– cat-like carnivores
Felidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817
Pantherinae Pocock, 1917
Panthera Oken, 1816
– roaring cats
Panthera pardus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Panthera pardus melas (G. Cuvier, 1809)
Graham J. Slater
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 121, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
Johns Hopkins University Press
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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