Taxon profile


Giraffa Brisson, 1762

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Giraffidae - giraffes and okapis »  subfamily Giraffinae

Scientific synonyms

Camelopardalis von Schreber, 1784
Orasius Oken, 1816

Type taxon:Cervus camelopardalis Linnaeus, 1758
Temporal range:Pliocene - recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Giraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis - Giraffe

species Giraffa giraffa (Boddaert, 1785) - South African Giraffe

Giraffa giraffa - South African Giraffe

species Giraffa jumae Leakey, 1967
species Giraffa priscilla Pilgrim, 1911
species Giraffa punjabiensis Pilgrim, 1911
species Giraffa pygmaea Harris, 1976
species Giraffa reticulata de Winton, 1899 - Reticulated Giraffe

Giraffa reticulata - Reticulated Giraffe

species Giraffa sivalensis (Falconer & Cautley, 1843)
species Giraffa stillei (Dietrich, 1942)
species Giraffa tippelskirchi Matschie, 1898 - Masai Giraffe

Giraffa tippelskirchi - Masai Giraffe

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Names (not confirmed) - 2


synonymized name based on fossil type material

extinct taxon