Infraspecies Felis sylvestris lybica (African wildcat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Felidae
  • ----- infraspecies: Felis sylvestris lybica
Synonyms:
  • Felis lybica
Characteristics:carnivore; the African Wild Cat resembles the domestic cat; its colour varies from grey to dark grey with redddish stripes on the legs and a reddish tinge on the back of the ears; they are larger than the African black-footed Cat and have less spots;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0119
Maputaland coastal forest mosaic
AT0128
Southern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT0907
Zambezian flooded grasslands
AT1004
Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests
AT1009
Highveld grasslands
AT1012
Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets
AT1201
Albany thickets
AT1202
Lowland fynbos and renosterveld
AT1203
Montane fynbos and renosterveld
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
AT1314
Nama Karoo
AT1316
Namibian savanna woodlands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 120
Date: 2008-03-01
Place: near Gobabis, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: It was found run over on the road C22.
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2008-03-01
Place: near Gobabis, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: It was found run over on the road C22. Please delete this photo as soon as better pictures are uploaded.

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