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Fe·li·dae

(fē'li-dē),
A family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers.
[L. felis, cat]

Felidae

the family of cats; includes the domestic cat (Felis catus) and feral cats of approximately the same dimensions. There are a large number of breeds of the former (see under cat) and a larger number of genera of the latter. See also lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, mountain lion, jaguar, ocelot, cheetah (acinonyx jubatus).
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El presente articulo tiene como objetivo presentar una revision bibliografica, donde se confrontan las publicaciones realizadas sobre estudios citogeneticos en la familia Felidae, realizando una discusion critica y argumentativa a fin de brindar una vision general sobre el estado de conocimiento sobre el tema, y de poder tener puntos de referencia para futuras investigaciones en vista de la importancia que representa la citogenetica desde el punto de vista medico y en la proteccion y conservacion de especies que se encuentran en peligro de extincion (Bueno, 2003; Barragan, 2005).
En 1999 (WOZENCRAFT, 2005), la familia Felidae aun permanecia dividida en tres subfamilias (Acinonychinae, Felinae, Pantherinae), cuatro generos (Acinonyx, Felis, Neofelis, Panthera) y 38 especies.
All expo attendees are invited to stop by the Canidae booths to receive free samples and coupons for the complete line of Canidae Pet Foods products including Canidae for dogs, Felidae for cats, Snap-Biscuit treats for dogs and TidNips treats for dogs and cats.
Still, we are proud members of Class Mammalia, Order Carnivora, Family Felidae.
One such animal, Felidae, a three-year-old Storm Cat colt out of the multiple Graded-stakes winner Colcon was purchased for $900,000 (pounds 580,000) from the Lane's End draft at the 2001 Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
Carnivore Species Scientific Name CITES Listing Canidae bush dog Speothos venaticus Appendix I maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus Appendix II pampas fox Pseudalopex gymnocercus Appendix II Mustelidae long-tailed otter Lontra longicaudus Appendix I giant otter Pteronura brasiliensis Appendix I Felidae jaguar Panthera onca Appendix I puma Puma concolor Appendix II ocelot Leopardus pardalis Appendix I margay Leopardus wiedii Appendix I oncilla Leopardus tigrina Appendix I jaguarundi Herpailurus vagouaroundi Appendix II Geoffroy's cat Oncifelis geoffroyi Appendix I pampas cat Oncifelis colocolo Appendix II Table 2.
Entre los carnivoros silvestres en cautiverio en el Peru se encuentran el gato de pajonal (Leopardus colocolo), tigrillo u ocelote (Leopardus pardalis), oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus), margay (Leopardus wiedii), puma (Puma concolor) y jaguar u otorongo (Panthera onca), pertenecientes a la familia Felidae (Olivieira etal.
This second display unit is made to display the company's Felidae line of canned natural cat food.
Since the onset of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) epidemic in British cattle (Bos taurus) in 1986, novel SEs emerged in other animal species including domestic cats (1), a goat (2), primates (3), and several members of the families Bovidae and Felidae in zoos (4,5).
We also included in the analyses the sample of sabretooth predators (SP, hereafter) of the clades Felidae, Nimravidae, and Sparassodonta from Emerson and Radinsky (1980).