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Black Rhinoceros
Diceros bicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Rhinoceros bicornis Linnaeus, 1758
Diceros bicornis brucii Lesson, 1842
Diceros bicornis chobiensis Zukowsky, 1965

Other names

= Hook-lipped rhinoceros

Critically Endangered

Images

Diceros bicornis - Black Rhinoceros

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Author: Milan Kořínek

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Author: Milan Kořínek

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Author: Milan Kořínek

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Eastern black rhinoceros

Author: Milan Kořínek

juvenile animal

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Black Rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Black Rhinoceros

Author: Eva Zemanová

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Black Rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Black Rhinoceros

Author: Michal Sloviak

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Black Rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli - Black Rhinoceros

Author: Michal Sloviak

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Grammocephalus intermedius Neveu-Lemaire, 1924, Murshidia rhinocerotis (Neveu-Lemaire, 1924), Murshidia raillieti Neveu-Lemaire, 1924, Murshidia didieri Neveu-Lemaire, 1924, Murshidia bozasi Neveu-Lemaire, 1924, ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Diceros bicornis bicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) - South-western black rhinoceros

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subspecies Diceros bicornis longipes Zukowsky, 1949 - Western black rhinoceros
subspecies Diceros bicornis michaeli Zukowsky, 1964 - Eastern black rhinoceros

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subspecies Diceros bicornis minor (Drummond, 1876) - South-central black rhinoceros

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [6557]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Diceros bicornis (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 Diceros bicornis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Diceros bicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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Explanations

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list

species extinct in area described by check-list

extinct taxon