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Taxon profile

genus

Canis Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Canidae - dogs and allies »  subfamily Caninae

Scientific synonyms

Aenocyon Merriam, 1918

Included taxa

Number of records: 24

species Canis adustus Sundevall, 1847 - Side-striped Jackal

Canis adustus - 0000000001 1

species Canis anthus F. Cuvier, 1820 - African Golden Wolf

Canis anthus - 00000000011

species Canis antonii Zdansky, 1924
species Canis apolloniensis Koufos & Kostopoulos, 1997
species Canis armbrusteri Gidley, 1913
species Canis arnensis Del Campana, 1913
species Canis aureus Linnaeus, 1758 - Golden Jackal

Canis aureus - 000110010111

species Canis cautleyi Pilgrim, 1932
species Canis cedazoensis Mooser & Dalquest, 1975
species Canis chihliensis Zdansky, 1924
species Canis davisii Merriam, 1911
species Canis dirus Leidy, 1858 - Dire Wolf

Canis dirus - 000000000111

species Canis edwardii Gazin, 1942
species Canis etruscus Forsyth-Major, 1877
species Canis himalayensis Aggarwal, Kivisild, Ramadevi & Singh, 2007 - Himalayan Wolf
species Canis kuruksaensis Sotnikova, 1989
species Canis latrans Say, 1823 - Coyote

Canis latrans - 0000100001 1

species Canis lepophagus Miller & Carranza-Castaneda, 1998
species Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 - wolf

Canis lupus - 000110110111

species Canis mesomelas Schreber, 1775 - Black-backed Jackal

Canis mesomelas - 000010000111

species Canis rufus Audubon & Bachman, 1851 - Red Wolf

Canis rufus - 000000000110

species Canis simensis Rüppell, 1840 - Simian

Canis simensis - 0000100001 1

species Canis terblanchei Broom

Canis incertae sedis

species Canis pinjorensis Gaur, 1987

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [d1fdd221-4242-4814-8d5e-55ccd7f6214a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Canis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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Explanations

extinct taxon