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Reindeer
Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Cervidae - deer and moose »  genus Rangifer

Scientific synonyms

Cervus tarandus Linnaeus, 1758 o

Other names

= Caribou
= Markku Caribou

Type taxon of:Rangifer C. H. Smith, 1827 (Cervus tarandus Linnaeus, 1758)
Vulnerable

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774 - Polar Bear, Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 - wolf

food: Cladonia stellaris (Opitz) Pouzar & Vězda - Star Reindeer Lichen, Cladonia portentosa (Dufour) Coem. - Reindeer Lichen, Cladonia rangiferina (L.) Web. - Greygreen Reindeer Lichen

parasite: Fascioloides magna (Bassi, 1875), Chorioptes bovis (Hering, 1845)

Included taxa

Number of records: 19

subspecies Rangifer tarandus angustirostris Flerov, 1932 - Bargusin Reindeer
subspecies Rangifer tarandus caribou (Gmelin, 1788) - Eastern Woodland Caribou

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus constantini Flerov, 1934
subspecies Rangifer tarandus dawsoni Thompson-Seton, 1900 - Dawson Caribou
subspecies Rangifer tarandus eogroenlandicus (Degerbol, 1957) - Arctic Reindeer
subspecies Rangifer tarandus fennicus Lönnberg, 1909 - Finnish Forest Reindeer

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus granti J. A. Allen, 1902 - Grant's Reindeer

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus Borowski, 1780 - Barren-ground Caribou
subspecies Rangifer tarandus guettardi Desmarest, 1822
subspecies Rangifer tarandus pearsoni Lydekker, 1903 - Novaya Zemlya Reindeer
subspecies Rangifer tarandus pearyi J. A. Allen, 1902 - Peary Caribou
subspecies Rangifer tarandus phylarchus Hollister, 1912 - Kamchatka Reindeer

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus (Vrolik, 1829) - Svalbard Reindeer

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus sibiricus (Murray, 1866) - Siberian Tundra Reindeer

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus stadelmanni Kahlke, 1963
subspecies Rangifer tarandus tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Eurasian Tundra Reindeer

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subspecies Rangifer tarandus terraenovae Bangs, 1896 - Newfoundland caribou
subspecies Rangifer tarandus valentinae Flerov, 1933 - Altai Reindeer
breed Rangifer tarandus f. domestica - Domestic Reindeer

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305273]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [29742]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 Rangifer tarandus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [218:ren]

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 Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Pluháček J., Hrabina P. & Robovský J. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 2 – jelenovití (Cervidae), kabarovití (Moschidae) a kančilovití (Tragulidae), Lynx, n. s. (Praha) 42: 281–296 [as Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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