These wild cat lists are based on the 45 species classification of Felidae and are updated annually in November.

Updates November 2023

  • Endangered status: no changes
  • Taxonomy / naming: Leopardus genus updated - 5 new species as accepted by ASM*
    • 2017 - Eastern Oncilla (+1)
    • 2021 - Pampas Cats (+4)
    • 2022 - Uruguyan Pampas Cat Latin name corrected

American Society of Mammalogists

Updates November 2022

Updates November 2021

Updates November 2020

Updates November 2019

Common Names:

Updates November 2018

  • No changes.

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.

References:

 

Wild Cat List By Common Name

Wild Cat List by Common Name

Wild Cat List by Common Name.pdf

Wild Cat List by Continent

Wild Cat List by Continent

Wild Cat List by Continent.pdf

Wild Cat List by Endangered Status

Wild Cat List by Endangered Status.

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Wild Cat List by Genus

Wild Cat List by Genus

Wild Cat List by Genus.pdf

Wild Cat List by Lineage

Wild Cat List by Lineage

Wild Cat List by Lineage.pdf