family Felidae

Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Felidae: family Canidae, genus Panthera
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Felidae - catsfamily Felidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
felid, feline - any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
genus Lynx - lynxes
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
genus Smiledon, Smiledon - saber-toothed tigers
genus Nimravus, Nimravus - false sabertoothed tigers
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The common leopard Panthera pardus is one of the five 'big cats" belonging to genus Panthera, family Felidae. Nine different sub--species occur in Africa and Asia, including P.
What is the common name for animals of the family Felidae? A Dogs B Rodents C Cats D Birds 8.
ORDER Family Species DIDELPHIMORPHIA Family Didelphidae Didelphis aurita Wied-Neuwied, 1826 CINGULATA Family Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 CARNIVORA Family Canidae Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 Cerdocyon thous (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Felidae Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) Family Procyonidae Procyon cancrivorus (G.[Baron] Cuvier, 1798) Nasua nasua (Linnaeus, 1766) Family Mustelidae Eira barbara (Linnaeus, 1758) ARTIODACTYLA Family Cervidae Mazama gouazoubira (G.
Members of the family Felidae are the only definitive hosts of this parasite and, thus, important in the epidemiology of the disease.
Additionally, all cats belong to the family felidae. Cats can see about six times better than humans.