Lynx rufus (carnivore)

Mass: 9.0 kg based on Litvaitis et al. 1984, Wassmer et al. 1988, and Layne 1958

Diet: carnivore based on Litvaitis et al. 1984

Abundance: 0.03 to 5.41% (median 0.90%)

Latitudinal range: 27.4° to 46.2°

Habitats: Mediterranean woodland (1), desert/xeric shrubland (1), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (6), temperate coniferous forest (1), temperate savanna (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (1)

Found in 11 samples

Mexico: Huasabas-Sahuaripa Region

United States: Salt Pond Mountain, Haw River, Rocky River, Richlands, Capay, Boulder County, North Fork of the Cache la Poudre River, Raleigh-Durham, North of the Michigamme Reservoir, Kleberg County

Size measurements:
♀ body mass7400 kgN = 24Litvaitis et al. 1984
♀ body mass8800 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ body mass5800 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ body mass7800 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ body mass6500 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ body mass7800 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ body mass9900 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ body mass9400 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ body mass13300 kgN = 12Litvaitis et al. 1984
♂ body mass9400 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ body mass9500 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ body mass9000 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ body mass9100 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ body mass9500 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ body mass10500 kgN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
body mass16783 kgN = 1Layne 1958
body mass9525 kgN = 1Layne 1958
♀ total body length770 mmN = 1Platt et al. 2010
♀ total body length913 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ total body length845 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ total body length845 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ total body length837 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ total body length865 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ total body length894 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ total body length910 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ total body length895 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ total body length931 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ total body length908 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ total body length978 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ total body length986 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ total body length901 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length125 mmN = 1Platt et al. 2010
♀ tail length182 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length160 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length138 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length158 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length150 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length146 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ tail length168 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ tail length139 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ tail length167 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ tail length155 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ tail length160 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ tail length181 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ tail length148 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length155 mmN = 1Platt et al. 2010
♀ hind foot length170 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length160 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length163 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length160 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length154 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length163 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ hind foot length172 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ hind foot length163 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ hind foot length168 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ hind foot length173 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ hind foot length183 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ hind foot length191 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ hind foot length173 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length60 mmN = 1Platt et al. 2010
♀ ear length63 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length62 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length61 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length71 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length70 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length65 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♀ ear length65 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ ear length85 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ ear length71 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ ear length70 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ ear length67 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ ear length65 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988
♂ ear length71 mmN = 1Wassmer et al. 1988

See also Lynx, Lynx lynx