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Homo sapiens  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180092

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Homo aethiopicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo americanus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo arabicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo australasicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo cafer Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo capensis Broom, 1917
 
    Homo columbicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo drennani Kleinschmidt, 1931
 
    Homo grimaldii Lapouge, 1906
 
    Homo hottentotus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo hyperboreus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo indicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo japeticus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo melaninus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo monstrosus Linnaeus, 1758
 
    Homo neptunianus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo palestinus McCown and Keith, 1932
 
    Homo patagonus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo priscus Lapouge, 1899
 
    Homo scythicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo sinicus Bory de St. Vincent, 1825
 
    Homo spelaeus Lapouge, 1899
 
    Homo troglodytes Linnaeus, 1758
 
    Homo wadjakensis Dubois, 1921
 
    Homo sapiens cro-magnonensis Gregory, 1921
 
    Homo sapiens grimaldiensis Gregory, 1921
 
    Homo fossilis proto-aethiopicus Giuffrida-Ruggeri, 1915
 
    Homo fossilis protoaethiopicus Giuffrida-Ruggeri, 1915
 
    Homo sapiens cromagnonensis Gregory, 1921
 
  Common Name(s): man [English]
 
    Humans [English]
 
    Human [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPrimates Linnaeus, 1758 – homem, macaco, primata, sagui, primates, primates  
                                  SuborderHaplorrhini Pocock, 1918  
                                     InfraorderSimiiformes Haeckel, 1866  
                                        SuperfamilyHominoidea Gray, 1825  
                                           FamilyHominidae Gray, 1825 – man-like primates, Great Apes  
                                              SubfamilyHomininae Gray, 1825 – African apes  
                                                 GenusHomo Linnaeus, 1758 – hominoids  
                                                    SpeciesHomo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 – man, Humans, Human  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Homo sapiens    
       
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Homo sapiens    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homo sapiens   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homo sapiens   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Homo sapiens   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxxv + 743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homo sapiens, Human [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Homo sapiens   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Australia  
    Caribbean  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Central Pacific Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Most of the synonyms have fossil specimens as their type specimens; Bory de St. Vincent's names refer to living geographic varieties of modern humans  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II as Order Primates; absolutely not endangered  
 

 

   

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