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Coyote
Canis latrans Say, 1823

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

Scientific synonyms

Canis (Luciscus) latrans

Least Concern
Temporal range:Lower Pleistocene - recent

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863, Neospora caninum Dubey, Carpenter, Speer, Topper et Uggla,1988, Sarcocystis hemionilatrantis Hudkins et Kistner, 1977

prey: Ovis orientalis aries Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Sheep

Included taxa

Number of records: 19

subspecies Canis latrans cagottis C. E. H. Smith, 1839 - Mexican Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans clepticus Elliot, 1903 - San Pedro Martir Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans dickeyi Nelson, 1932 - Salvador Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans frustror Woodhouse, 1851 - Southeastern Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans goldmani Merriam, 1904 - Belize Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans hondurensis Goldman, 1936 - Honduras Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans impavidus J. A. Allen, 1903 - Durango Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans incolatus Hall, 1934 - Northern Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans jamesi Townsend, 1912 - Tiburón Island Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans latrans Say, 1823 - Plains Coyote

Canis latrans latrans - Plains Coyote

subspecies Canis latrans lestes Merriam, 1897 - Mountain Coyote

Canis latrans lestes - Mountain Coyote

subspecies Canis latrans mearnsi Merriam, 1897 - Mearns Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans microdon Merriam, 1897 - Lower Rio Grande Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans ochropus Eschscholtz, 1829 - California Valley Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans peninsulae Merriam, 1897 - Peninsula Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans texensis Bailey, 1905 - Texas Plains Coyote

Canis latrans texensis - Texas Plains Coyote

subspecies Canis latrans thamnos Jackson, 1949 - Northeastern Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans umpquensis Jackson, 1949 - Northwest Coast Coyote
subspecies Canis latrans vigilis Merriam, 1897 - Colima Coyote

Links and literature

EN ARKive [/coyote/canis-latrans/]

ARKive [http://www.arkive.org]
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
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 Canis latrans Say, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Canis latrans Say, 1823]

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