Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Felis concolor



Felis concolor


  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Felis concolor
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Felis concolor

Other Scientific Names

  • Puma concolor

International Common Names

  • English: cougar; puma

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Carnivora
  •                         Suborder: Fissipeda
  •                             Family: Felidae
  •                                 Genus: Felis
  •                                     Species: Felis concolor

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

CanadaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-British ColumbiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
USAPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-IdahoPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Canis latransAll Stages
Equus caballus [ISC]All Stages
Nasua naricaAll Stages
Nasua nasuaAll Stages
Odocoileus hemionusAll Stages
Procyon lotorAll StagesGehrt, 2003

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