Taxon profile


White Rhinoceros
Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Perissodactyla - odd-toed ungulates »  family Rhinocerotidae - rhinoceroses »  genus Ceratotherium

IUCN category:Near Threatened


juvenile animal

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Amblyomma rhinocerotis (De Geer, 1778), Kiluluma cylindrica Thapar, 1925

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Ceratotherium simum cottoni (Lydekker, 1908) - Northern white rhinoceros

Ceratotherium simum cottoni - Northern white rhinoceros

subspecies Ceratotherium simum simum (Burchell, 1817) - Southern white rhinoceros

Ceratotherium simum simum - Southern white rhinoceros

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [4185]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Ceratotherium simum Burchell, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817)]

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