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Ovis ammon  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625153

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): argali [English]
 
    Argali [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  
                               OrderArtiodactyla Owen, 1848 – artiodactyls, porco do mato, veado, cloven-hoofed ungulates, even-toed ungulates  
                                  FamilyBovidae Gray, 1821 – antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep, bovids  
                                     SubfamilyCaprinae Gray, 1821  
                                        GenusOvis Linnaeus, 1758 – sheep  
                                           SpeciesOvis ammon (Linnaeus, 1758) – argali, Argali  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon ammon (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon collium Severtzov, 1873  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon comosa Hollister, 1919  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon darwini Przewalski, 1883  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon hodgsonii Blyth, 1841  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon karelini Severtzov, 1873  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon nigrimontana Severtzov, 1873  
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon polii Blyth, 1840 – Pamir sheep 
                                              Subspecies Ovis ammon severtzovi Nasonov, 1914  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Ovis ammon    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/pub/checklist11/index.html or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Ovis ammon   
       
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-05/01, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Ovis ammon   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Addition of Argali to List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 57, no. 121   
  Page(s): 28014-28024   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ovis ammon, argali [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Retention of Threatened Status for Argali in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Tajikistan   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 67, no. 99   
  Page(s): 35942-35957   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ovis ammon, argali [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: Ovis ammon   
       
  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: Ovis ammon   
       
  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: Ovis ammon, argali [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Haltenorth (1963:121) and Corbet (1978c:218) included orientalis (= aries), musimon and vignei, but Nadler et al. (1973) and Corbet and Hill (1991:136) excluded them. The names daurica, jubata and mongolica are preoccupied by names of domestic sheep. Subspecies reviewed by Sopin (1982) and revised by Geist (1990 and in Shackleton, 1997). Diploid chromosome complement (2n = 56) and examination of mitochondrial region sequences indicate that severtzovi is not part of vignei division of O. ari...  
    Status: CITES - Appendix I as O. a. hodgsoni and O. a. nigrimontana, otherwise Appendix II; U.S. ESA - Endangered, except in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Tajikistan, where status is Threatened; IUCN - Critically Endangered as O. a. nigrimontana and O. a. jubata...  
    US ESA: Listed Threatened in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Tajikistan, as published in Federal Register Volume 57, Number 121, Pages 28014 - 28024, June 23, 1992  
    US ESA: Proposal for reclassification from Threatened to Endangered withdrawn in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Tajikistan, as published in Federal Register Volume 67, Number 99, Pages 35942 - 35957, May 22, 2002  
    CITES: Appendix II except the subspecies included in Appendix I, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    US ESA: Listed Endangered except where listed as Threatened, as published in Federal Register Volume 57, Number 121, Pages 28014 - 28024, June 23, 1992  
 

 

   

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