Taxon profile


dogs and allies
Canidae Fischer von Waldheim, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  superfamily Canoidea


Canis mesomelas - Black-backed Jackal

Canis mesomelas - Black-backed Jackal

Author: Jiří Berkovec

Alopex lagopus pribilofensis - Pribilof Island Arctic Fox

Alopex lagopus pribilofensis - Pribilof Island Arctic Fox

Author: Hinke/Sacilotto

Vulpes vulpes alascensis - Northern Alaskan fox

Vulpes vulpes alascensis - Northern Alaskan fox

Author: Haggblom, Lisa

Functions restricted to taxon Canidae


Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Linguatula serrata Frölich, 1789 - Tongueworm, Dipylidium caninum (Linnaeus, 1758), Trichuris vulpis (Froelich, 1789), Toxascaris leonina (von Linstow, 1902), Dirofilaria immitis (Leidy, 1856)

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subfamily Caninae Fischer von Waldheim, 1817

Fossil taxa

subfamily Borophaginae Simpson, 1945

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [db861aa2-93b8-40b1-8868-4a0a41d51414]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Canidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Canidae]

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extinct taxon

Taxon restriction
Canidae - dogs and allies