Catopuma

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Catopuma
Catopuma temminckii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Felinae
Genus: Catopuma
Severtzov, 1858
Type species
Felis moormensis
Hogson, 1831 (= Felis temminckii Vigors and Horsfield, 1827) by monotypy
Species

Catopuma badia
Catopuma temminckii

Synonyms

Badiofelis Pocock, 1932

Catopuma is a genus containing two small Asian felines, the Bay Cat (C. badia) and the Asian Golden Cat (C. temminckii).

Both are typically reddish brown in colour, with darker markings on the head. They inhabit forested environments in South East Asia, with the Bay Cat being restricted to the island of Borneo.