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Equus zebra  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202401

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Equus zebra zebra Linnaeus, 1758
 
    Equus wardi Ridgeway, 1910
 
    Hippotigris campestris Gray, 1852
 
    Equus indica Trouessart, 1898
 
    Equus montanus Burchell, 1822
 
    Equus zebra frederici Trouessart, 1905
 
  Common Name(s): Zebra [English]
 
    Cape mountain zebra [English]
 
    Mountain Zebra [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  
                               OrderPerissodactyla Owen, 1848 – antas, Odd-toed Ungulates  
                                  FamilyEquidae Gray, 1821 – Asses, Horses, Zebras  
                                     GenusEquus Linnaeus, 1758 – Horses  
                                        SubgenusEquus (Hippotigris) C. H. Smith, 1841 – Zebras  
                                           SpeciesEquus zebra Linnaeus, 1758 – Zebra, Cape mountain zebra, Mountain Zebra  
       

 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: Equus zebra    
       
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Equus zebra    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Equus zebra   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, C. P., and Catherine H. Bell  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: New investigations on the taxonomy of the zebras genus Equus, subgenus Hippotigris   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Biology, vol. 69, no. 3   
  Page(s): 182-196   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1616-5047   
  Notes: doi:10.1078/1616-5047-00133   
  Reference for: Equus zebra   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, Colin, and Peter Grubb  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ungulate Taxonomy   
  Page(s): ix + 317   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0093-6   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Equus zebra, Cape mountain zebra [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Penzhorn, B. L.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Equus zebra   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 314   
  Page(s): 1-7   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Equus zebra, Mountain Zebra [English]   
       
  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: Equus zebra   
       
  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): 2000   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Equus zebra, Mountain Zebra [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: Equus zebra, Mountain Zebra [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Reviewed by Penzhorn (1988, Mammalian Species, 314)  
 

 

   

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