Family Felidae

Known as: Felids, Felidae, Felid 
The cat family in the order CARNIVORA comprised of muscular, deep-chested terrestrial carnivores with a highly predatory lifestyle.
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2010
Review
2010
Humans become infected with Toxoplasma gondii mainly by ingesting uncooked meat containing viable tissue cysts or by ingesting… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Taxonomic revision by molecular phylogeny is needed to categorize members of the genus Echinococcus (Cestoda: Taeniidae). We have… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Modern felid species descend from relatively recent (<11 million years ago) divergence and speciation events that produced… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Estimating evolutionary rates for slowly evolving viruses such as papillomaviruses (PVs) is not possible using fossil… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Melanistic coat coloration occurs as a common polymorphism in 11 of 37 felid species and reaches high population frequency in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The geography of speciation has long been contentious. In recent years, phylogenetic approaches have been proposed to determine… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The jaguar (Panthera onca), the largest felid in the American Continent, is currently threatened by habitat loss, fragmentation… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The tiger (Panthera tigris) is an endangered, large felid whose demographic status is poorly known across its distributional… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The Felidae family represents a challenge for molecular phylogenetic reconstruction because it consists of 38 living species that… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Short tandem repeat polymorphisms (STRP), or microsatellites, are widespread among vertebrate genomes and are useful in gene… (More)
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