Taxon profile


Indian Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros unicornis Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Perissodactyla - odd-toed ungulates »  family Rhinocerotidae - rhinoceroses »  genus Rhinoceros

Scientific synonyms

Rhinoceros asiaticus Blumenbach, 1830
Rhinoceros indicus Cuvier, 1814
Rhinoceros jamrachii Clater, 1876
Rhinoceros stenocephalus Gray, 1868

Other names

= Asian Greater One-homed Rhinoceros
= Great Indian Rhinoceros

IUCN category:Vulnerable


Taxon in country check-lists


Related glossary terms

female with young

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [19496]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Rhinoceros unicornis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Rhinoceros unicornis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Rhinoceros unicornis Linnaeus, 1758]

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species extinct in area described by check-list