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wolf
Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758

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

Least Concern
Temporal range:Upper Pleistocene - recent

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Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Jiří Bohdal

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Silvie Lišková

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Silvie Lišková

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Silvie Lišková

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Silvie Lišková

Canis lupus occidentalis - Mackenzie Valley Wolf

Canis lupus occidentalis - Mackenzie Valley Wolf

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Canis lupus - wolf

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus lupus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Malvína Toupalová

juvenile animal

Canis lupus arctos - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus arctos - European Grey Wolf

Author: Milan Kořínek

Canis lupus hudsonicus - European Grey Wolf

Canis lupus hudsonicus - European Grey Wolf

Author: Milan Kořínek

skull


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786) - Hydatid Worm, Taenia multiceps Leske, 1780, Trichinella spiralis (Owen, 1835), Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863

prey: Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Reindeer

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Included taxa

Number of records: 39

subspecies Canis lupus albus Kerr, 1792 - Tundra Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus alces Goldman, 1941 - Kenai Peninsula Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus arabs Pocock, 1934 - Arabian Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus arctos (Pocock, 1935) - North American Arctic Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus baileyi (Nelson & Goldman, 1929) - Mexican Gray Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus beothucus G.M. Allen & Barbour, 1937 - Newfoundland Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus bernardi Anderson, 1943 - Bernard's Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus campestris Dwigubski, 1804 - Steppe Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus chanco Gray, 1863 - Mongolian Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus columbianus Goldman, 1941 - British Columbia Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus crassodon Hall, 1932 - Vancouver Island Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus deitanus Cabrera, 1907 - South-eastern Spanish Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus dingo Meyer, 1793 - Dingo

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subspecies Canis lupus fuscus Richardson, 1839 - Cascade Mountains Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus griseoalbus Baird, 1858 - Manitoba Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus hallstromi Troughton, 1958 - New Guinea Singing Dog

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subspecies Canis lupus hattai Kishida, 1931 - Hokkaido Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus hodophilax Temminck, 1839 - Honshu Wolf Singing
subspecies Canis lupus hudsonicus Goldman, 1941 - Hudson Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus irremotus Goldman, 1937 - Northern Rocky Mountains Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus labradorius Goldman, 1937 - Labrador Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus ligoni Goldman, 1937 - Alexander Archipelago Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus lupus Linnaeus, 1758 - European Grey Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus lycaon Schreber, 1775 - Eastern Timber Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus mackenzii Anderson, 1943 - Mackenzie Tundra Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus manningi Anderson, 1943 - Baffin Island Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus minor (Ogerien, 1863) - Austro-Hungarian Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus mogollonensis Goldman, 1937 - Mogollon Mountain Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus monstrabilis Goldman, 1937 - Texas Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus mosbachensis Soergel, 1925
subspecies Canis lupus nubilus Say, 1823 - Southern Gray Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus occidentalis Richardson, 1829 - Mackenzie Valley Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus orion Pocock, 1935 - Greenland Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus pallipes Sykes, 1831 - Indian Wolf
subspecies Canis lupus pambasileus Elliot, 1905 - Alaska Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus signatus Cabrera, 1907 - Iberian Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus tundrarum Miller, 1912 - Alaskan Tundra Wolf

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subspecies Canis lupus youngi Goldman, 1937 - Southern Rocky Mountains Wolf
form Canis lupus f. familiaris Linnaeus, 1758 - dog

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305289]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Canis lupus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [795c3a1e-61ab-41ae-82bb-d3214848233a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
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 lupus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [99:wolf-canis-lupus&Itemid=243]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758]

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Explanations

species extinct in area described by check-list

extinct taxon