Felis lybica reyi (Lavauden, 1929: 1023)

Corsican wild cat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Felis reyi Lavauden, 1929: 1023


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

IUCN RedList status: synonym of Felis silvestris





Biology & Ecology










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Harper, Francis. (1945). Extinct and Vanishing Mammals of the Old World. New York, N.Y.: American Committee for International Wildlife Protection, Special Publications 12: 1-850.

Mathias Herrmann, Andrew Kitchener, Holger Meinig, Michael Stubbe, Margarida Fernandes, Jim Conroy, Giorgos Giannatos, Juan Herrero, Andreas Kranz, Agnieszka Olszanska. 2007. Felis silvestris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T60354712A12919574. Downloaded on 19 March 2017.

Salotti, M. 1993. Le chat sauvage (Felis silvestris lybica) en Corse: une population en danger d’extinction. Environmental Encounters, Council of Europe 16: 34-39.

Vigne, J.D. 1992. Zooarchaeology and the biogeographical history of the mammals of Corsica and Sardinia since the last Ice Age. Mammal Review 22: 87-96.


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