Taxon profile


Bos mutus (Przewalski, 1883)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Bovidae - cattle, antelopes, sheep and goats »  genus Bos »  subgenus Poephagus

Scientific synonyms

Bos grunniens mutus Przewalski, 1883
Poëphagus mutus Przewalski, 1883 o

Other names

= Wild Yak

IUCN category:Vulnerable


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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

breed Bos mutus f. grunniens Linnaeus, 1766 - Domestic Yak

Bos mutus f. grunniens - Domestic Yak

Links and literature

EN ARKive [/wild-yak/bos-mutus/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Bos grunniens mutus Przewalski, 1883]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Bos mutus (Przewalski, 1883)]

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