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fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus)
Subject: fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus)
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Felis viverrina - 1834 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ22100374 - fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus).jpg
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fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus)

Felis viverrina
Date 1834
Notes This object is part of the collection Iconographia Zoologica
Source/Photographer Reichenbach, Der Naturfreund, 16
Old Latin name Felis viverrina
New Latin name Prionailurus viverrinus
Common name Nederlands: Vissende kat

The fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is a medium-sized wild cat of South and Southeast Asia. Fishing cats live foremost in the vicinity of wetlands, along rivers, streams, oxbow lakes, in swamps and mangroves. The fishing cat is broadly but discontinuously distributed in Asia, and is primarily found in the Terai region of the Himalayan foothills in India and Nepal, in eastern India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. There are no confirmed records from Peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam and Laos. Order: Carnivora, Family: Felidae, Genus: Prionailurus, Species: Prionailurus viverrinus (Bennett, 1833)

Scientific Name: Prionailurus viverrinus (Bennett, 1833)
Common Names:
English – Fishing Cat
French – Chat Pêcheur
Spanish – Gato Pescador
Felis viverrina Bennett, 1833
Prionailurus viverrinus rhizophoreus Sody, 1936

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