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European Wild Cat, Felis silvestris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Felis
Linnaeus, 1758

Felis is a genus of cats in the family Felidae.

Species in the genus include:

  • Chinese Desert Cat, Felis bieti
  • Jungle Cat, Felis chaus
  • Sand Cat, Felis margarita
  • Black-footed Cat, Felis nigripes
  • Wild Cat, Felis silvestris
    • European Wild Cat, Felis silvestris silvestris
    • Indian Desert Cat, Felis silvestris ornata
    • Domestic Cat, Felis silvestris catus
    • African Wild Cat, Felis silvestris lybica

Species previously placed in the genus but now considered not to belong include:

  • Caracal, Caracal caracal
  • Pallas Cat, Otocolobus manul
  • Ocelot, Leopardus pardalis
  • Margay, Leopardus wiedii
  • Puma, Puma concolor

There is also the fictional species Felis sapiens in the comedy science fiction setting Red Dwarf.

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