|Named By:||Georg August Goldfuss in 1810|
|Time Period:||Middle Pleistocene to Early Holocene, 1.3-0.011 Ma|
|Size:||1.2 meters high at the shoulder, 2.1 meters long, but some remains indicate a slightly larger size|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Felidae | Panthera ||
Panthera leo spelaea or P. spelaea, commonly known as the European or Eurasian cave lion, is an extinct subspecies of lion. It is known from fossils and many examples of prehistoric art.