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Definition of Felis tigrina

Felis tigrina
Tigrine Ti"grine, a. [L. tigrinus, fr. tigris a tiger.] 1. Of or pertaining to a tiger; like a tiger. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Resembling the tiger in color; as, the tigrine cat (Felis tigrina) of South America.
Felis tigrina
Margay Mar"gay, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American wild cat (Felis tigrina), ranging from Mexico to Brazil. It is spotted with black. Called also long-tailed cat.

Meaning of Felis tigrina from wikipedia

- northern Argentina (later recognised as a separate species, the southern tigrina) Leopardus tigrinus oncilla, Central America Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides...
- clowder or a glaring. The scientific name Felis catus was proposed by Carl Linnaeus in 1758 for a domestic cat. Felis catus domesticus was proposed by Johann...
- including: Felis ocreata by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1791 was based on a description of a wildcat encountered in northern Ethiopia by James Bruce. Felis cafra...
- years ago. The generic name Felis is derived from classical Latin fēlis meaning "cat, ferret". Carl Linnaeus considered Felis to comprise all cat species...
- million years ago. Felis species diverged from the Felidae around 6–7 million years ago. The European wildcat diverged from Felis about 1.09 to 1.4 million...
- were described: Felis constantina proposed by Georg Forster in 1780 was a specimen from the vicinity of Constantine, Algeria. Felis servalina proposed...
- Pallas's cat an aberrant form of Felis. In 1951, John Ellerman and Terence Morrison-Scott considered the nominate subspecies Felis manul manul to be distributed...
- considered it a species, but subordinated it to the genus Felis using the scientific name Felis thinobius. Later he considered it a sand cat subspecies...
- divergence of Felis species at around 6.52 to 1.03 million years ago. Both models agree on the jungle cat (F. chaus) having been the first Felis species that...
- tigrecillo (Bolivia) and tigrillo (Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Peru). Felis pardalis was the scientific name proposed for the ocelot by Carl Linnaeus...