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Canidae  Fischer, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180594

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): coyotes [English]
 
    dogs [English]
 
    foxes [English]
 
    jackals [English]
 
    wolves [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   
       

 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  
                                     FamilyCanidae Fischer, 1817 – coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals, wolves  
    Direct Children:  
                                        GenusAtelocynus Cabrera, 1940  
                                        GenusCanis Linnaeus, 1758 – dogs, foxes, jackals 
                                        GenusCerdocyon C. E. H. Smith, 1839  
                                        GenusChrysocyon C. E. H. Smith, 1839  
                                        GenusCuon Hodgson, 1838  
                                        GenusDusicyon C. E. H. Smith, 1839  
                                        GenusLycalopex Burmeister, 1854  
                                        GenusLycaon Brookes, 1827  
                                        GenusNyctereutes Temminck, 1838  
                                        GenusOtocyon Müller, 1836  
                                        GenusSpeothos Lund, 1839  
                                        GenusUrocyon Baird, 1857 – gray foxes 
                                        GenusVulpes Frisch, 1775 – kit foxes, red foxes 
       

 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: Canidae    
       
  Expert: W. Christopher Wozencraft   
  Notes: Division of Natural Sciences, Bethel College, 1001 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545   
  Reference for: Canidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Canidae   
       
  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: Canidae   
       
  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: Canidae   
       
  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: Canidae   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Conservation status and distribution reviewed by Ginsberg and Macdonald (1990). Reviewed by Langguth (1975), Stains (1975), Tedford et al. (1995), and Wayne et al. (1997). Revisions by Langguth (1969), Clutton-Brock et al. (1976), Van Gelder (1978), Berta (1985, 1988), Wayne and O'Brien (1987), Wayne (1993), and Wayne et al. (1987a, b, 1989, 1997) gave little support to the subfamilies recognized by Simpson (1945); therefore, no subfamilies are recognized here. There are considerable questi...  
 

 

   


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