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: 0.01 to 23.68% (median 0.55%)

Latitudinal range: 17.8° to 46.3°

Habitats: (27), Mediterranean woodland (1), desert/xeric shrubland (1), montane grassland (1), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (10), temperate coniferous forest (1), temperate savanna (1), tropical/subtropical coniferous forest (2), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (3)

Found in 47 samples

Canada: Canadian National Railway (spring)

Mexico: Huasabas-Sahuaripa Region, Ajos, Madera West, Pico de Orizaba National Park, San Juan Bautista Cuicatlán (lluvias), San Juan Bautista Cuicatlán (secas), El Zurdo

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, Davis Mountain Preserve, The Wilds, Blue Grass Army Depot, Ardis, Zesch Cave, Crystal Ball Cave, Laubach Cave, Saber-tooth Cave, Golf Course, Rancho La Brea (Pit 91), Harrodsburg Crevice, Bat Cave, CA-SLO-585 (Locus 6A, Early-Middle Holocene), Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature F), Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature E), Angel Site (Subdivision W10D), Fort Center Mound A, Croley-Evans, Harris Creek, Edwin Harness Mound, Cole Gravel Pit, Baker Village, Scovill, Robinson Cave, Meyer Cave, Mescal Cave, Schulze Cave (layer C1), Schulze Cave (layer C2), Eleventh Hour Site (Room 7, Layer 3)

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 canadensis, Lynx lynx, Lynx pardinus, Lynx sp., Lynx spelaea