These wild cat lists are based on the 40 species classification of Felidae.

References:

  • The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2018-2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. 20 Nov 2018.
  • Kitchener et al. 2017. A revised taxonomy of the Felidae. The final report of the Cat Classification Task Force of the IUCN / SSC Cat Specialist Group.

These lists are updated annually in November.

Current version: November 2018.

Updates November 2017

  • No changes.

Updates November 2016

  • The Wildcat group is now split into the European Wildcat (Felis silvestris) and the African & Asian Wildcat (Felis lybica).
  • The Leopard Cats on the islands of Asia are now described as a separate species - the Sunda Leopard Cat (Prionailurus javanensis).
  • The spelling of the Pampas Cat has changed from Leopardus colocolo to the more correct Leopardus colocola.
  • The global IUCN Red List status of the Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) has changed from Endangered to Vulnerable.

 

 

1. Wild Cat List By Common Name

Wild Cat List by Common Name

Wild Cat List by Common Name.pdf

2. Wild Cat List by Continent

Wild Cat List by Continent

Wild Cat List by Continent.pdf

3. Wild Cat List by Genus

Wild Cat List by Genus

Wild Cat List by Genus.pdf

4. Wild Cat List by Lineage

Wild Cat List by Lineage

Wild Cat List by Lineage.pdf