The following Felidae species list shows the 40 wild cats grouped by Genus - including their scientific names (species names) and common names.

  • The table is grouped alphabetically by Genus to start.
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Felidae Species List by Genus.pdf

See Wild Cat Lists for more lists.

Background image: Wild Cats of the World Poster by Ellen Chester.

Wild Cat List by Genus

Felidae Genus Felidae Species Felidae Common Name
Acinonyx Acinonyx jubatus Cheetah
Caracal Caracal aurata African Golden Cat
Caracal Caracal caracal Caracal
Catopuma Catopuma badia Bornean Bay Cat
Catopuma Catopuma temminckii Asiatic Golden Cat
Felis Felis bieti Chinese Mountain Cat
Felis Felis chaus Jungle Cat
Felis Felis margarita Sand Cat
Felis Felis nigripes Black-footed Cat
Felis Felis silvestris European Wildcat
Felis Felis lybica African-Asian Wildcat
Herpailurus Herpailurus yagouaroundi Jaguarundi
Leopardus Leopardus colocola Pampas Cat
Leopardus Leopardus geoffroyi Geoffroy's Cat
Leopardus Leopardus guigna Guiña, Kodkod
Leopardus Leopardus guttulus Southern Tiger Cat
Leopardus Leopardus jacobita Andean Cat
Leopardus Leopardus pardalis Ocelot
Leopardus Leopardus tigrinus Northern Tiger Cat
Leopardus Leopardus wiedii Margay
Leptailurus Leptailurus serval Serval
Lynx Lynx canadensis Canada Lynx
Lynx Lynx lynx Eurasian Lynx
Lynx Lynx pardinus Iberian Lynx
Lynx Lynx rufus Bobcat
Neofelis Neofelis diardi Sunda Clouded Leopard
Neofelis Neofelis nebulosa Mainland Clouded Leopard
Otocolobus Otocolobus manul Pallas's Cat
Panthera Panthera leo Lion
Panthera Panthera onca Jaguar
Panthera Panthera pardus Leopard
Panthera Panthera tigris Tiger
Panthera Panthera uncia Snow Leopard
Pardofelis Pardofelis marmorata Marbled Cat
Prionailurus Prionailurus bengalensis Mainland Leopard Cat
Prionailurus Prionailurus javanensis Sunda Leopard Cat
Prionailurus Prionailurus planiceps Flat-headed Cat
Prionailurus Prionailurus rubiginosus Rusty-spotted Cat
Prionailurus Prionailurus viverrinus Fishing Cat
Puma Puma concolor Puma

Felidae Species List by Genus.pdf