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Rangifer tarandus caribou  (Gmelin, 1788)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202411

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): woodland caribou [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  
                                  FamilyCervidae Goldfuss, 1820 – cervids, caribou, deer, moose, wapiti  
                                     SubfamilyCapreolinae Brookes, 1828  
                                        GenusRangifer C. H. Smith, 1827 – caribou, reindeer  
                                           SpeciesRangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) – reindeer, caribou, caribou, Reindeer  
                                              SubspeciesRangifer tarandus caribou (Gmelin, 1788) – woodland caribou  
       

 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: Rangifer tarandus caribou    
       
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       
  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: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       
  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, vols. I and II, 2nd ed.   
  Page(s): 1181   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for the Population of Woodland Caribou Found in Washington, Idaho, and Southern British Columbia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 48, no. 207   
  Page(s): 49245-49249   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou, woodland caribou [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding for a Petition To Delist the Woodland Caribou   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 65, no. 212   
  Page(s): 65287-65288   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou, woodland caribou [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: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       
  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: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rangifer tarandus caribou   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered the Selkirk Mountain herd found in northeastern Washington, northern Idaho, and southern British Columbia, as published in Federal Register Volume 48, Number 207, Pages 49245 - 49249, October 25, 1983  
    US ESA: Petition to remove from list not substantial according to 90-day petition finding because has not achieved sufficient recovery objectives, as published in Federal Register Volume 65, Number 212, Pages 65287 - 65288, November 01, 2000  
 

 

   

 
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