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family

giraffes and okapis
Giraffidae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  superfamily Giraffoidea

Scientific synonyms

Devexa

Temporal range:Lower Miocene - recent

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Images

Giraffa giraffa angolensis - Angolan Giraffe

Giraffa giraffa angolensis - Angolan Giraffe

Author: Silvie Hojná, Petr Bašus

Functions restricted to taxon Giraffidae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

subfamily Bohlininae Solounias, 2007
subfamily Canthumerycinae Hamilton, 1978
subfamily Giraffinae Gray, 1821
subfamily Giraffokerycinae Solounias, 2007
subfamily Okapiinae Bohlin, 1926
subfamily Palaeotraginae Pilgrim, 1911
subfamily Sivatheriinae Bonaparte, 1850
genus Csakvarotherium Kretzoi, 1930
genus Decennatherium Crusafont Pairó, 1952
genus Palaeogiraffa Bonis & Bouvrain, 2003
genus Umbrotherium Abbazzi, Delfino, Gallai, Trebini & Rook, 2008

Giraffidae incertae sedis

species Pseudalces mirandus Flerov, 1962

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Giraffidae]

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Explanations

extinct taxon