Taxon profile


Ailuropoda melanoleuca (David, 1869)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Ursidae - bears »  genus Ailuropoda

Scientific synonyms

Ailuropus melanoleucus (David, 1869)
Pandarctos melanoleucus (David, 1869)
Ursus melanoleucus David, 1869 o

Other names

= Giant Panda
= Panda Bear

IUCN category:Endangered


juvenile animal

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Fargesia nitida (Mitford) Keng f. ex T.P.Yi - Chinese Fountain-bamboo, Sarocalamus faberi (Rendle) Stapleton - Fang's Cane-bamboo

parasite: Baylisascaris schroederi (McIntosh, 1939), Chorioptes panda Fain & Leclerc, 1975

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Ailuropoda melanoleuca melanoleuca David, 1869
subspecies Ailuropoda melanoleuca qinlingensis Wan, Wu & Fang, 2005

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [712]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Ailuropoda melanoleuca (David, 1869)]
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 Ailuropoda melanoleuca David, 1869]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Ailuropoda melanoleuca (David, 1869)]

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