Puma concolor coryi

Puma concolor coryi
Florida Panther

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Taxonomic Classification


Other North American common names for Puma concolor not necessarily associated with specific subspecies are: mountain lion, cougar, American puma, puma, panther, catamount.

Panthera, Inc. displays a reclassification list of Puma concolor into just six or seven subspecies, based on the following publication:
    Genomic ancestry of the American puma (Puma concolor).
    Culver, M, Johnson WE, Pecon-Slattery J, O'Brien SJ.
    The Journal of Heredity 91: 186-197.

See also: Florida PantherNet - Scientific Classification

Currently Named Subspecies

Previously Named Subspecies


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Puma concolor coryi Puma concolor coryi - This Florida Panther is scratching its back by pushing up and rubbing against the branch.
Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science
Tallahassee, FL
December 19, 2001
Photo contributed by Josh Hillman
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Photo added to site: May 11 2002