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Caprinae  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552327

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 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  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Ammotragus Blyth, 1840 – Barbary sheep 
                                        Genus Budorcas Hodgson, 1850  
                                        Genus Capra Linnaeus, 1758 – goats 
                                        Genus Capricornis Ogilby, 1837  
                                        Genus Hemitragus Hodgson, 1841  
                                        Genus Naemorhedus C. H. Smith, 1827  
                                        Genus Oreamnos Rafinesque, 1817 – mountain goats 
                                        Genus Ovibos Blainville, 1816 – muskoxen 
                                        Genus Ovis Linnaeus, 1758 – sheep 
                                        Genus Pantholops Hodgson, 1834  
                                        Genus Pseudois Hodgson, 1846  
                                        Genus Rupicapra Blainville, 1816 – chamois 
       

 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: Caprinae    
       
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Caprinae    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Caprinae   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Caprinae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Caprini includes Ammotragus, Capra, Hemitragus, Ovis, Oreamnos, Pseudois, and Rupicapra; Naemorhedini includes Capricornis and Naemorhedus; Ovibovini includes Budorcas and Ovibos; Pantholopini includes Pantholops. Placing of Pantholops in the Caprinae is supported by morphological and molecular studies (Gatesy et al., 1997; Gentry, 1992; Hassanin et al., 1998; Vrba and Schaller, 2000). It may be the sister taxon of all other Caprinae. Relationships in the rest of the Caprinae are problemati...  
 

 

   

 
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