Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Carnivora > Family: Felidae > Genus: Panthera > Species: Panthera tigris > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Panthera tigris altaica (Temminck, 1844)
Panthera tigris virgata Illiger, 1815
Panthera tigris amoyensis Hilzheimer, 1905

Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements


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Threat and conservation status

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Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
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EU conservation status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Felis tigris Linnaeus, 1758
Felis tigris septentrionalis Satunin, 1904
Felis tigris trabata Schwarz, 1916
Felis virgata Illiger, 1815
Panthera tigris altaicus Temminck, 1844
Felis tigris altaicus Temminck, 1844
Felis tigris amurensis Dode, 1871
Panthera tigris coreensis Brass, 1904
Panthera tigris longipilis Fitzinger, 1868
Felis tigris mandshurica Baykov, 1925
Panthera tigris mikado Satunin, 1915
Panthera tigris mikadoi Satunin, 1915
Panthera tigris mongolica Lesson, 1842
Panthera tigris lecoqi Schwarz, 1916
Felis tigris coreensis Brass, 1904
Felis longipilis Fitzinger, 1868
Tigris mikadoi Satunin, 1915
Felis tigris lecoqi Schwarz, 1916
Felis mongolica Lesson, 1842
Tigris striatus Svertzov, 1858
Tigris regalis Gray, 1842
Felis tigris amoyensis Hilzheimer, 1905
Panthera tigris styani Pocock, 1929

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