Taxon profile


Striped Hyaenas
Hyaena Brisson, 1762

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Hyaenidae - hyenas »  subfamily Hyaeninae

Scientific synonyms

incl. Anomalopithecus, Parahyaena Hendey, 1974, Pliocrocuta Kretzoi, 1938, Pliohyaena Kretzoi, 1938
Euhyaena Falconer, 1868
Hyena Zimmermann, 1780

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Hyaena brunnea Thunberg, 1820 - Brown Hyena

Hyaena brunnea

species Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758) - Striped Hyena

Hyaena hyaena

Fossil taxa

species Hyaena donnezani Viret, 1954
species Hyaena perrieri Kurtén, 1956

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extinct taxon