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Wapiti
Cervus canadensis Erxleben, 1777

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Cervidae - deer and moose »  genus Cervus

Scientific synonyms

Cervus elaphus canadensis Erxleben, 1777

Other names

= American Elk
= Elk

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Sarcocystis sybillensis Dubey, Jolley et Thorne, 1983

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Cervus canadensis alashanicus Bobrinskii & Flerov, 1935 - Alashan Wapiti
subspecies Cervus canadensis canadensis Erxleben, 1777 - Eastern Wapiti

Cervus canadensis canadensis - Eastern Wapiti

subspecies Cervus canadensis kansuensis Pocock, 1912 - Kansu Deer
subspecies Cervus canadensis manitobensis Millais, 1915 - Manitoban Elk

Cervus canadensis manitobensis - Manitoban Elk

subspecies Cervus canadensis merriami Nelson, 1902 - Merriam's Elk
subspecies Cervus canadensis nannodes Merriam, 1905 - Tule Elk

Cervus canadensis nannodes - Tule Elk

subspecies Cervus canadensis nelsoni Batley, 1945 - Rocky Mountain Elk

Cervus canadensis nelsoni - Rocky Mountain Elk

subspecies Cervus canadensis roosevelti Merriam, 1905 - Roosevelt Elk

Cervus canadensis roosevelti - Roosevelt Elk

subspecies Cervus canadensis sibiricus Severtzov, 1873 - Altai Wapiti

Cervus canadensis sibiricus - Altai Wapiti

subspecies Cervus canadensis songaricus Severtzov, 1873 - Tianshan Wapiti

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 Cervus elaphus canadensis Erxleben, 1777]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Cervus elaphus canadensis (Erxleben, 1777)]
CZ Pluháček J., Hrabina P. & Robovský J. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 2 – jelenovití (Cervidae), kabarovití (Moschidae) a kančilovití (Tragulidae), Lynx, n. s. (Praha) 42: 281–296 [as Cervus canadensis Erxleben, 1777]

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Explanations

extinct taxon