Taxon profile


Striped Hyena
Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Hyaenidae - hyenas »  genus Hyaena - Striped Hyaenas

Scientific synonyms

Canis hyaena Linnæus, 1758

Near Threatened


juvenile animal

Hyaena hyaena - Striped Hyena


Author: Klaus Rudloff



Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Hyaena hyaena barbara (de Blainville, 1844) - Barbary Hyena

Hyaena hyaena barbara - 000000000001

subspecies Hyaena hyaena dubbah Meyer, 1793 - East African Striped Hyena

Hyaena hyaena dubbah - 00000000010100

subspecies Hyaena hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758) - Indian Striped Hyena
subspecies Hyaena hyaena sultana Pocock, 1934 - Arabian Striped Hyaena

Hyaena hyaena sultana - 000000000111

subspecies Hyaena hyaena syriaca Matschie, 1900 - Syrian Striped Hyaena

Hyaena hyaena syriaca - 000000000111

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) [] [as Hyaena hyaena Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [603:streifenhyaene-hyaena-hyaena&Itemid=240]

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 Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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