Taxon profile


Canis simensis Rüppell, 1840

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

Scientific synonyms

Simenia simensis

Other names

= Abyssinian Wolf
= Ethiopian Red Wolf
= Ethiopian Wolf
= Simian Fox
= Simien Jackal

IUCN category:Endangered


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Procavia capensis habessinica Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1832 - Abyssinian Hyrax, Arvicanthis blicki Frick, 1914 - Blick's Grass Rat, Lophuromys flavopunctatus Thomas, 1888 - Yellow-spotted Brush-furred Rat, Lophuromys melanonyx Petter, 1972 - Black-clawed Brush-furred Rat, Otomys typus Heuglin, 1877 - Typical Vlei Rat, ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Canis simensis citernii de Beaux, 1922 - Southern Ethiopian Jackal

Canis simensis citernii - Southern Ethiopian Jackal

subspecies Canis simensis simensis Rüppell, 1840 - Northern Ethiopian Jackal

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [3748]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Canis simensis Rüppell, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Canis simensis Rüppell, 1840]
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 simensis Rüppell, 1835]

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