Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
Cat Paleobiology Database Trusted
cat family NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
cats Yan Wong, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, BioKIDS Critter Catalog, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Phthiraptera, uBio Trusted
Felines Deniz Martinez Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Felinos Bruno Marino Trusted
Felídeos Bruno Marino Trusted


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猫科 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted


Name Sources Status
Kissaeläimet Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Félidés Cédric Valmary Trusted


Name Sources Status
Felids Cédric Valmary Trusted


Name Sources Status
Кошачьи uBio Unknown


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