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Brown Bear
Ursus arctos Linnaeus, 1758

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

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Number of records: 16

subspecies Ursus arctos alascensis Merriam, 1896
subspecies Ursus arctos arctos Linnaeus, 1758 - European Brown Bear

Ursus arctos arctos - European Brown Bear

subspecies Ursus arctos beringianus Middendorf, 1853 - Siberian Brown Bear

Ursus arctos beringianus - Siberian Brown Bear

subspecies Ursus arctos californicus Merriam, 1896 - California Golden Bear
subspecies Ursus arctos collaris F. G. Cuvier, 1824 - East Siberian Brown Bear
subspecies Ursus arctos crowtheri Schinz, 1844 - Atlas Bear
subspecies Ursus arctos dalli Merriam, 1896
subspecies Ursus arctos gyas Merriam, 1902
subspecies Ursus arctos horribilis Ord, 1815 - Grizzly Bear

Ursus arctos horribilis - Grizzly Bear

subspecies Ursus arctos isabellinus Horsfield, 1826 - Himalayan Brown Bear

Ursus arctos isabellinus - Himalayan Brown Bear

subspecies Ursus arctos lasiotus Gray, 1867 - Ussuri Brown Bear
subspecies Ursus arctos middendorffi Merriam, 1896 - Kodiak Bear

Ursus arctos middendorffi - Kodiak Bear

subspecies Ursus arctos pruinosus Blyth, 1854 - Tibetan Blue Bear

Ursus arctos pruinosus - Tibetan Blue Bear

subspecies Ursus arctos sitkensis Merriam, 1896
subspecies Ursus arctos stikeenensis Merriam, 1914
subspecies Ursus arctos syriacus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828 - Syrian Brown Bear

Ursus arctos syriacus - Syrian Brown Bear


Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305356]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Ursus arctos 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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Ursus arctos 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 Ursus arctos Linnaeus, 1758]

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extinct taxon