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Catopuma
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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 Southeast Asia. The bay cat is restricted to the island of Borneo. Originally thought to be two subspecies of the same animal, recent genetic analysis has confirmed they are, indeed, separate species.[2]

The two species diverged from one another 4.9-5.3 million years ago, long before Borneo separated from the neighboring islands.[3] Their closest living relative is the marbled cat, from which the common ancestor of the genus Catopuma diverged around 9.4 million years ago.[4]

References

  1. ^ Wozencraft, W.C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 533–534. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  2. ^ Sunquist, Mel; Sunquist, Fiona (2002). Wild cats of the World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. p. 49. ISBN 0-226-77999-8.
  3. ^ W. E. Johnson; et al. (1999). "Molecular genetic characterisation of two insular Asian cat species, Bornean bay cat and Iriomote cat". In S.P. Wasser. Evolutionary theory and processes: Modern perspectives, Essays in honour of Eviator Nevo. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishing. pp. 223–248.
  4. ^ Johnson, W. E., Eizirik, E., Pecon-Slattery, J., Murphy, W. J., Antunes, A., Teeling, E., O'Brien, S. J. (2006) The late miocene radiation of modern felidae: A genetic assessment. Science 311: 73-77. download pdf Archived 2010-05-27 at the Wayback Machine.
Extant Carnivora species
Suborder Feliformia
NandiniidaeNandinia Herpestidae
(Mongooses)Atilax Bdeogale Crossarchus Cynictis Dologale Galerella Helogale Herpestes Ichneumia Liberiictus Mungos Paracynictis Rhynchogale Suricata Hyaenidae
(Hyenas)Crocuta Hyaena Proteles Felidae
Large family listed below
Viverridae
Large family listed below
Eupleridae
Small family listed below
Family Felidae
FelinaeAcinonyx Caracal Catopuma Felis Leopardus Leptailurus Lynx Otocolobus Pardofelis Prionailurus Puma Herpailurus PantherinaePanthera Neofelis
Family Viverridae (includes Civets)
ParadoxurinaeArctictis Arctogalidia Macrogalidia Paguma Paradoxurus HemigalinaeChrotogale Cynogale Diplogale Hemigalus Prionodontinae
(Asiatic linsangs)Prionodon ViverrinaeCivettictis Genetta
(Genets) Poiana Viverra Viverricula
Family Eupleridae
EuplerinaeCryptoprocta Eupleres Fossa GalidiinaeGalidia Galidictis Mungotictis Salanoia
Suborder Caniformia (cont. below)
Ursidae
(Bears)Ailuropoda Helarctos Melursus Tremarctos Ursus MephitidaeConepatus
(Hog-nosed
skunks)
Mephitis Mydaus Spilogale
(Spotted skunks) ProcyonidaeBassaricyon
(Olingos) Bassariscus Nasua
(Coatis inclusive) Nasuella
(Coatis inclusive) Potos Procyon AiluridaeAilurus
Suborder Caniformia (cont. above)
Otariidae
(Eared seals)
(includes fur seals
and sea lions)

(Pinniped inclusive)Arctocephalus Callorhinus Eumetopias Neophoca Otaria Phocarctos Zalophus Odobenidae
(Pinniped inclusive)Odobenus Phocidae
(Earless seals)
(Pinniped inclusive)Cystophora Erignathus Halichoerus Histriophoca Hydrurga Leptonychotes Lobodon Mirounga
(Elephant seals) Monachus Ommatophoca Pagophilus Phoca Pusa Canidae
Large family listed below
Mustelidae
Large family listed below
Family Canidae (includes dogs)
Atelocynus Canis Cerdocyon Chrysocyon Cuon Lycalopex Lycaon Nyctereutes Otocyon Speothos Urocyon Vulpes
(Foxes)
Family Mustelidae
Lutrinae
(Otters)Aonyx Enhydra Hydrictis Lontra Lutra Lutrogale Pteronura Mustelinae
(including badgers)Arctonyx Eira Galictis Gulo Ictonyx Lyncodon Martes
(Martens) Pekania Meles Mellivora Melogale
(Ferret-badgers) Mustela
(Weasels and Ferrets) Neovison
(Minks) Poecilogale Taxidea Vormela


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Catopuma: Brief Summary
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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 Southeast Asia. The bay cat is restricted to the island of Borneo. Originally thought to be two subspecies of the same animal, recent genetic analysis has confirmed they are, indeed, separate species.

The two species diverged from one another 4.9-5.3 million years ago, long before Borneo separated from the neighboring islands. Their closest living relative is the marbled cat, from which the common ancestor of the genus Catopuma diverged around 9.4 million years ago.

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