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LC control 95001311
LC classificationQL737.C23
Topical headingWildcat
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Variant(s)Felis silvestris
Wild cat
See alsoFelis
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Found inMammal species of the world, 1993: p. 290 (Felis silvestris; = Felis catus, Felis lybica. "Includes F. catus (worldwide), which was domesticated from this species.")
Kitchener, A. The natural history of the wild cats, 1991: pp. 50-51 (European wildcat, Felis silvestris silvestris; African wildcat, Felis silvestris lybica)
Great cats, 1991: p. 50 (Wild cat, Felis silvestris; includes F. s. libyca) p. 53 (Domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus)
Corbet world list mamm. sp.: p. 113 (Felis silvestris (catus) (lybica), wild cat)
Walker mamm. world: v. 2, p. 1187 (Felis silvestris (wild cat) including libyca) p. 1192 ("The domestic cat evidently is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia, F. silvestris libyca.")
Random House (wildcat: def. 2 Felis sylvestris)
Web. 3 (wildcat)
Amer. Heritage dict. (wildcat)
Britannica Micro.: v. 2, p. 630 (wildcat)