Taxon profile


Honshu Wolf Singing
Canis lupus hodophilax Temminck, 1839

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

Scientific synonyms

Canis hodophilax
Canis lupus hodopylax (Temminck, 1844)
Canis lupus japonicus (Nehring, 1885)

Other names

= Honshū Wolf
= Japanese Wolf

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Related glossary terms

recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Canis lupus hodophilax Temminck, 1839]
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 lupus hodophilax Temminck, 1839]

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extinct taxon

species extinct in area described by check-list