Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Felinae.

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Examples

  • Leopard cat ( '' Prionailurus bengalensis ''), Thailand.

    Central Indochina dry forests

  • Wild cats such as common leopard (Panthera pardus) and caracal (Caracal caracal) are found on the hills of Baluchistan, whereas the jungle cat (Felis chaus) and leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) are in the northern plains.

    Baluchistan xeric woodlands

  • Other species that deserve conservation attention in this ecoregion include its largest predator, the common leopard (Panthera pardus), and some of the smaller predators such as the jungle cat (Felis chaus) and leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis).

    East Deccan dry-evergreen forests

  • The ecoregion also contains the leopard (Panthera pardus) and several smaller predators such as the jungle cat (Felis chaus), fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), and leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis).

    Sundarbans freshwater swamp forests

  • The Iriomote cat (Prionailurus iriomotensis), restricted to Iriomote-jima, was first described in 1967, although it may be a subspecies of the leopard cat (P. bengalensis).

    Biological diversity in Japan

  • They include several Jungle cats Felis chaus, five Leopard cats Prionailurus bengalensis, and a Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx, shot dead in East Sussex in 1991 (Shuker 1995).

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The Asian leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis), an Asian species, is found on Negros, Panay, and Cebu within the ecoregion.

    Greater Negros-Panay rain forests

  • A recent conversation brought up the subject of one of my favorite animals—and one of the more remarkable examples of evolution: the Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus.

    The Fishing Cat - The Panda's Thumb

  • The Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), found in Southeast Asia, moved from Vulnerable to Endangered due to habitat loss in wetlands.

    Jennifer Marohasy

  • The Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), found in Southeast Asia, was listed as endangered due to habitat loss in wetlands.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

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