taxonomy

Scientific name for the domestic cat: felis catus or felis silvestris catus?

There is some confusion on the internet as to whether the scientific name for the domestic cat is felis catus…

8 months ago

Which big cat is not in the genus Panthera?

Which big cat is not in the genus Panthera? The answer depends on how you define 'big cat'. Historically the…

1 year ago

What does felis catus mean?

What does felis catus mean? I'll try and break this Latin phrase down to its components and provide translations on…

2 years ago

Are Cheetahs Big Cats?

Are cheetahs big cats? The one word answer is no. The term 'big cats' loosely refers to size. They are…

2 years ago

What is the order of a cat?

"What is the order of a cat?" sounds rather strange. On the face of it it does not make sense.…

3 years ago

Taxonomy in a Sentence

Here are some examples of the word 'taxonomy' in a sentence. I like the science of taxonomy. Taxonomy is an…

3 years ago

Felidae In A Sentence

People want to know how the word Felidae fits into a sentence. I think it is a good question because…

3 years ago