What is another word for Felis Silvestris?

Pronunciation: [fˈɛliz sˈɪlvɪstɹˌɪs] (IPA)

"Felis Silvestris" is the scientific name for the wild cat commonly known as the European wildcat. Synonyms for this species include "Forest cat", "Scotch wildcat", and "Wild European cat". Other synonyms are "Felis catus gaudiae", "Felis catus gaudisis", "Felis catus hostilis". These wildcats are widely distributed across Europe, with some populations found in the Middle East and North Africa. They are solitary animals and hunt for small rodents and birds in dense woodland habitats. Despite their name, they are closely related to domestic cats and can interbreed, although it is rare. Conservation efforts are underway to protect these elusive and beautiful creatures.

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What are the hypernyms for Felis silvestris?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Animalia (kingdom of animals), Bilateria (subkingdom of animals), Carnivora (order of mammals), Chordata (phylum of animals), Felidae (cat family), Mammalia (class of animals), Vertebrata (subphylum of chordates).

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