Oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus)

Also known as: Little spotted cat, little tiger cat, tiger cat
  
French: Chat-tacheté, Oncille
Spanish: Caucel, Gato Atigrado, Gato Tigre, Tigrillo, Tirica
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyFelidae
GenusLeopardus (1)

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2). Subspecies: Leopardus tigrinus oncilla is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

Information on the oncilla is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (August, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org