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LC control 85021262
LC classificationQL737.C23 Zoology
SF441 SF449 Pets
Topical headingCats
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Variant(s)Cat, Domestic
Felis catus
Felis domestica
Felis silvestris catus
See alsoDomestic animals
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Scope noteHere are entered works on domestic breeds of cats. Works on the family of cats are entered under Felidae.
Subject example tracingExample under Pets
Note under Felidae
Found inGreat cats, 1991: p. 53 (Domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus)
Mammal species of the world, 1993: p. 290 (Felis silvestris, synonyms F. catus, F. lybica. "Includes F. catus (worldwide), which was domesticated from this species.")
Corbet world list of mamm. sp.: p. 113 (Felis silvestris (catus) (lybica), wild cat)
Walker mamm. world: v. 2, p. 1187 (Felis catus, domestic cat) p. 1192 ("The domestic cat evidently is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia, F. silvestris libyca.")