Possible Oncilla Split, Brazil

I take no position on splitting / lumping here, but will just report a claim to split oncilla. Here is a link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/25086721

(Oh, great — a species that I’ll never see can now be considered two species that I’ll never see….)

/ Charles Hood, Palmdale, California

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One Comment on “Possible Oncilla Split, Brazil”

  1. vdinets Says:

    Basically what they are saying is that oncilla is not a species at all – it’s an assembly of color morphs of other species 😉 Also, it’s news to me that pampas cat occurs in northern Brazil. I’ll have to look at the original paper when I have a chance.


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