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Panthera leo  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 183803

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Lion [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 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderFeliformia Kretzoi, 1945 – cat-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyFelidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – cats  
                                        SubfamilyPantherinae Pocock, 1917  
                                           GenusPanthera Oken, 1816 – roaring cats  
                                              SpeciesPanthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) – Lion  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo azandica (J. A. Allen, 1924)  
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo bleyenberghi (Lönnberg, 1914)  
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo krugeri (Roberts, 1929)  
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo leo (Linnaeus, 1758) – Barbary lion, Atlas lion 
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo melanochaita (C. E. H. Smith, 1858) – South African Cape Lion 
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo nubica (de Blainville, 1843)  
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo persica (Meyer, 1826) – Asiatic lion 
                                                 Subspecies Panthera leo senegalensis (J. N. von Meyer, 1826)  
       

 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: Panthera leo    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Panthera leo    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Panthera leo   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Haas, Sarah K., Virginia Hayssen, and Paul R. Krausman  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Panthera leo   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 762   
  Page(s): 1-11   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Panthera leo   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sunquist, M. E. and F. C. Sunquist / D. E. Wilson, ed.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Felidae (Cats)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 1: Carnivores   
  Page(s): 54-169   
  Publisher: Lynx   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-96553-49   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Panthera leo   
       
  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: Panthera leo   
       
  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., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Panthera leo, Lion [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: Panthera leo   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix I as P. l. persica; otherwise Appendix II; U.S. ESA - Endangered as P. l. persica; IUCN - Critically Endangered as P. l. persica, otherwise Vulnerable  
    Comments: Synonyms allocated according to Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951); G. M. Allen (1939). Revised by Pocock (1930c). Placed in Panthera by Pocock (1930c), Weigel (1961), Hemmer (1978), Kratochvíl (1982c), and Groves (1982a)  
 

 

   

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