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Black-tailed Prairie Dog
Cynomys ludovicianus (Ord, 1815)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Sciuridae - squirrels »  genus Cynomys

Scientific synonyms

Cynomys (Cynomys) ludovicianus (Ord, 1815)
Cynomys socialis Rafinesque, 1817

Other names

= Black-tailed Prairian Dog
= Prairian Dog

Least Concern LC

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skull

Cynomys ludovicianus - Black-tailed Prairie Dog

Author: Pavel Zuber

Cynomys ludovicianus - Black-tailed Prairie Dog

Author: Pavel Zuber
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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Cynomys ludovicianus arizonensis Mearns, 1890 - Arizona Black-tailed Prairie Dog
subspecies Cynomys ludovicianus ludovicianus (Ord, 1815)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [6091]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Cynomys ludovicianus (Ord, 1815)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 Cynomys ludovicianus Ord, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [248:praeriehund&Itemid=272]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Cynomys ludovicianus (Ord, 1815)]

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