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Procavia capensis  (Pallas, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584911

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Rock Hyrax [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  
                               OrderHyracoidea Huxley, 1869 – cories, dassies, Hyraxes  
                                  FamilyProcaviidae Thomas, 1892  
                                     GenusProcavia Storr, 1780  
                                        SpeciesProcavia capensis (Pallas, 1766) – Rock Hyrax  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis bamendae Brauer, 1913  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis capensis (Pallas, 1766)  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis capillosa Brauer, 1917  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis erlangeri Neumann, 1901  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis habessinicus (Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1832)  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis jacksoni Thomas, 1900  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis jayakari Thomas, 1892  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis johnstoni Thomas, 1894  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis kerstingi Matschie, 1899  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis mackinderi Thomas, 1900  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis matschiei Neumann, 1900  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis pallida Thomas, 1891  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis ruficeps (Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1832)  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis scioanus (Giglioli, 1888)  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis sharica Thomas and Wroughton, 1907  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis syriacus (Schreber, 1784)  
                                           Subspecies Procavia capensis welwitschii (Gray, 1868)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Duane A. Schlitter  
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843, dschlitter@wfscgate.tamu.edu   
  Reference for: Procavia capensis    
       
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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: Procavia capensis   
       
  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: Procavia capensis, Rock Hyrax [English]   
       
  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: Procavia capensis, Rock Hyrax [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: See Allen (1939), Meester et al. (1986), Olds and Shoshani (1982, Mammalian Species, 171)  
 

 

   

 
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