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Ailuropoda melanoleuca  (David, 1869)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 621845

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ursus melanoleucus David, 1869
 
  Common Name(s): Giant Panda [English]
 
    Great Panda [English]
 
    Parti-colored Bear [English]
 
    Bamboo Bear [English]
 
    Panda Bear [English]
 
    White Bear [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  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderCaniformia Kretzoi, 1938 – dog-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyUrsidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – bears  
                                        GenusAiluropoda Milne-Edwards, 1870  
                                           SpeciesAiluropoda melanoleuca (David, 1869) – Giant Panda, Great Panda, Parti-colored Bear, Bamboo Bear, Panda Bear, White Bear  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft  
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Ailuropoda melanoleuca    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-03/01, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Ailuropoda melanoleuca   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Chorn, John, and Robert S. Hoffman  
  Publication Date: 1978   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ailuropoda melanoleuca   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 110   
  Page(s): 1-6   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Ailuropoda melanoleuca, Bamboo Bear [English], Giant Panda [English], Panda Bear [English], Parti-colored Bear [English], White Bear [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: Ailuropoda melanoleuca   
       
  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: Ailuropoda melanoleuca, Giant Panda [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: Ailuropoda melanoleuca   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix I; U.S. ESA - Endangered; IUCN - Endangered  
    Comments: Regarded by Hendey (1980a, b) as the only surviving species in the subfamily Agriotheriinae. Placed in the monotypic family Ailuropodidae by Thenius (1979). Reviewed by Chorn and Hoffmann (1978)  
 

 

   

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