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species

African Wild Dog
Lycaon pictus (Temminck, 1820)

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

Other names

= African Hunting Dog

Endangered EN

Images

Lycaon pictus - African Wild Dog

Author: J.Votava

Lycaon pictus - African Wild Dog

Author: Eva Zemanová

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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Equus quagga Boddaert, 1785 - Plains Zebra, Tragelaphus scriptus (Pallas, 1766) - Bushbuck, Tragelaphus imberbis (Blyth, 1869) - Lesser Kudu, Raphicerus campestris (Thunberg, 1811) - Steinbuck, Madoqua kirkii (Günther, 1880) - Kirk's Dik-dik, ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Lycaon pictus lupinus Thomas, 1902 - East African wild dog
subspecies Lycaon pictus manguensis Matschie, 1915 - West African wild dog
subspecies Lycaon pictus pictus (Temminck, 1820) - Cape wild dog

Lycaon pictus pictus

subspecies Lycaon pictus sharicus Thomas & Wroughton, 1907 - Chad wild dog
subspecies Lycaon pictus somalicus Thomas, 1904

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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Lycaon pictus Temminck, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Lycaon pictus (Temminck, 1820)]

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Explanations

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list

species extinct in area described by check-list