Taxon profile


Asiatic Red Dog
Cuon alpinus (Pallas, 1811)

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

Other names

= Asiatic Wild Dog
= Dhole
= Indian Wild Dog



juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Cuon alpinus alpinus (Pallas, 1811) - Alpine Wolf

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subspecies Cuon alpinus hesperius Afanasiev & Zolotarev, 1935 - Turkestani Alpine Wolf
subspecies Cuon alpinus sumatrensis (Hardwicke, 1821)

Links and literature

EN ARKive [/dhole/cuon-alpinus/]

ARKive []
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) [] [as Cuon alpinus Pallas, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [101:rothund-cuon-alpinus&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 Cuon alpinus (Pallas, 1811)]

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