Taxon profile


Water Buffalo
Bubalus arnee (Kerr, 1792)

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

Scientific synonyms

Bos bubalus arnee Kerr, 1792 o
Bubalis vulgaris
Bubalus buffelus
Bubalus indicus


juvenile animal

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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Bubalus arnee arnee (Kerr, 1792) - Wild Water Buffalo
subspecies Bubalus arnee fulvus (Blanford, 1891)

Bubalus arnee fulvus

subspecies Bubalus arnee hosei Lydekker, 1898
subspecies Bubalus arnee migona Deraniyagala, 1953 - Sri Lankan Wild Buffalo
subspecies Bubalus arnee theerapati Groves, 1996
subspecies Bubalus bubalis carabanesis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Carabao

Bubalus bubalis carabanesis - Carabao

form Bubalus arnee f. bubalis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Domestic Water Buffalo

Bubalus arnee f. bubalis - Domestic Water Buffalo

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o original combination

species extinct in area described by check-list