Taxon profile


Northern white rhinoceros
Ceratotherium simum cottoni (Lydekker, 1908)

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

Scientific synonyms

Ceratotherium cottoni (Lydekker, 1908)

Other names

= Northern square-lipped rhinoceros

Critically Endangered CR


juvenile animal


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [4183]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Ceratotherium simum cottoni (Lydekker, 1908)]
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) [] [as Ceratotherium simum cottoni Lydekker, 1908]
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 cottoni (Lydekker, 1908)]
EN Groves C. P., Fernando P., Robovský J. (2010): The Sixth Rhino: A Taxonomic Re-Assessment of the Critically Endangered Northern White Rhinoceros, PLoS ONE 5(4): e9703. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009703 [as Ceratotherium cottoni]

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species extinct in area described by check-list