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species

Vicugna
Vicugna vicugna (Molina, 1782)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Camelidae - camels »  genus Vicugna

Scientific synonyms

Auchenia vicugna
Lama vicugna
Vicugna vicugna mensalis (Thomas, 1917)

Other names

= Vicuńa
= Vicuna

Least Concern

Images


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists

South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuadori, Peru
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Intertaxon relationships

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) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Vicugna vicugna Molina, 1782]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [201:vikunja]

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 Vicugna vicugna (Molina, 1782)]

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list