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Giraffe
Giraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Giraffidae - giraffes and okapis

Scientific synonyms

Cervus camelopardalis Linnaeus, 1758

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lion, Crocuta crocuta Erxleben, 1777 - Spotted Hyena

parasite: Monodontus giraffae (Yorke & Maplestone, 1926)

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 11

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis Lydekker, 1903 - Angolan Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis - Angolan Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum (Swainson, 1835) - Kordofan Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum - Kordofan Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis Linnaeus, 1758 - Nubian Giraffe
subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa (Boddaert, 1785) - South African Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa - South African Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis peralta Thomas, 1898 - Nigerian Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis peralta - Nigerian Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata De Winton, 1899 - Reticulated Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata - Reticulated Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi Lydekker, 1903 - Rothschild's Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi - Rothschild's Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis thornicrofti Lydekker, 1903 - Thornicroft Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis thornicrofti - Thornicroft Giraffe

subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi Matschie, 1898 - Masai Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi - Masai Giraffe


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [9194]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Giraffa camelopardalis (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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Giraffa camelopardalis 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 Giraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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