Taxon profile


Eurasian Tundra Reindeer
Rangifer tarandus tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Cervidae - deer and moose »  genus Rangifer »  species Rangifer tarandus - Reindeer

Scientific synonyms

Rangifer tarandus asiaticus Jacobi, 1931
Rangifer tarandus cilindricornis (Camerano, 1902)
Rangifer tarandus furcifer (Baird, 1852)
Rangifer tarandus lapponum (Billberg, 1827)
Rangifer tarandus lenensis Millais, 1915
Rangifer tarandus tarundus

Other names

= Mountain Reindeer
= Wild Reindeer


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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305277]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Rangifer tarandus tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Rangifer tarandus tarandus 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 Rangifer tarandus tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Pluháček J., Hrabina P. & Robovský J. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 2 – jelenovití (Cervidae), kabarovití (Moschidae) a kančilovití (Tragulidae), Lynx, n. s. (Praha) 42: 281–296 [as Rangifer tarandus tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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