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Ursus americanus americanus  Pallas, 1780
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202387

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): American black 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  
                                        GenusUrsus Linnaeus, 1758 – bears  
                                           SpeciesUrsus americanus Pallas, 1780 – American Black Bear, black bear, Oso negro, ours noir  
                                              SubspeciesUrsus americanus americanus Pallas, 1780 – American black bear  
       

 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: Ursus americanus americanus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ursus americanus americanus   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ursus americanus americanus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond   
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, vol. 2, 2nd ed.   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ursus americanus americanus   
       
  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: Ursus americanus americanus   
       

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