Herpailurus yagouaroundi,

Pierre, Meshach A., Ignacio, Leroy & Paemelaere, Evi A. D., 2020, Large- and medium-bodied terrestrial mammals of the Upper Berbice region of Guyana, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1229-1237: 1233-1234

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1229

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BB87F5-FFB5-FFCD-264D-FDF674974610

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Herpailurus yagouaroundi
status

 

Herpailurus yagouaroundi   (É. Geoffroy Saint- Hilaire, 1803)

Figure 5C

New record. GUYANA • East Berbice-Corentyne Re- gion (6); 04°07.01′N, 058°08.98′W; 12 Oct. 2014; cam- era trap photo GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Identified by its long, stunted body. Smaller than Puma   ( Puma concolor   ) but larger than other small cats found in the same area. Only the dark morph was observed ( Emmons and Feer 1997).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Carnivora

Family

Felidae

Genus

Herpailurus