Felidae

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Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Class Mammalia, Order Carnivora, Family Felidae

In English, felines, or cats. This family contains:

Subfamily Felinae - cats again

Genus Felis - small cats
Species Catus
Subspecies Domesticus (house cat or domestic cat)
Species Silvestris (wood cat)
Species Lybica (desert cat)
Species Margarita (sand-dune cat)
Species Chaus (papyrus cat)
Species Manul
Species Bengalensis (far-eastern cat)
Species Viverrinus (fish cat)
Species Serval (Serval cat)
Species Nigripes (black-legged cat)
Species Caracal (Caracal lynx]])
Species Lynx
Species Rufus (red lynx)
Species Pardalis
Species Pardinoides
Species Yagouaroundi (jaguarundi)
Species Colocolo (pampas cat)
Species Jacobita
Species Concolor (puma, mountain lion, cougar or catamount)
Genus Neofelis - medium-sized cats
Species Nebulosa (clouded leopard)
Genus Panthera - big cats (note: the "panther" is actually a black leopard)
Species Leo (lion)
Species Tigris (tiger)
Species Pardus (leopard)
Species Onca (jaguar)
Species Uncia (snow leopard)

Subfamily Acinonyx - strange cats

Species Jubatus (cheetah)