Prionailurus


Prionailurus

Taxobox
name = "Prionailurus"MSW3 Wozencraft | pages = 542-544]


image_caption = Leopard Cat ("Prionailurus bengalensis")
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Carnivora
familia = Felidae
subfamilia = Felinae
genus = "Prionailurus"
genus_authority = Severtzov, 1858
type_species = "Felis pardochrous"
type_species_authority = Hodgson, 1844 (= "Felis bengalensis" Kerr, 1792)
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "Prionailurus bengalensis"
"Prionailurus iriomotensis"
"Prionailurus planiceps"
"Prionailurus rubiginosus"
"Prionailurus viverrinus"

"Prionailurus" is a genus comprised of a number of Asian small cats. Cats usually considered to be members of this genus are:
* Leopard Cat, "Prionailurus bengalensis"
* Iriomote Cat,"Prionailurus iriomotensis"
* Flat-headed Cat, "Prionailurus planiceps"
* Rusty-spotted Cat, "Prionailurus rubiginosus"
* Fishing Cat, "Prionailurus viverrinus"

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