A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus). Black panthers in the Americas are black jaguars (Panthera onca).
In this image it would be hard to tell where it is taken from without the reflection of the street light. The image overall has a yellow tone from it from the street light. The puddle gives a good reflection of the light post