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Giraffa camelopardalis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625036

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Giraffe [English]
 
    Northern Giraffe [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  
                                  FamilyGiraffidae Gray, 1821 – giraffes  
                                     GenusGiraffa Brisson, 1762  
                                        SpeciesGiraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Giraffe, Northern Giraffe  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum (Jardine, 1835) – Kordofan Giraffe 
                                           Subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Nubian Giraffe 
                                           Subspecies Giraffa camelopardalis peralta Thomas, 1898 – West African Giraffe 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Grubb  
  Notes: 35 Downhills Park Road, London N17 6PE, England   
  Reference for: Giraffa camelopardalis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fennessy, Julian, Tobias Bidon, Friederike Reuss, Vikas Kumar, Paul Elkan, Maria A. Nilsson, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Multi-locus Analyses Reveal Four Giraffe Species Instead of One   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Current Biology, vol. 26   
  Page(s): 1-7   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0960-9822   
  Notes: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.036   
  Reference for: Giraffa camelopardalis, Northern Giraffe [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: Giraffa camelopardalis   
       
  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: Giraffa camelopardalis   
       
  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: Giraffa camelopardalis, Giraffe [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (cd)  
    Comments: Subspecific synonymy modified from Ansell (1972:13). Reviewed by Dagg (1971, Mammalian Species, 5). Cotterill (2003a) listed thornicrofti as a species. The names reticulata Weinland, 1863 and australis Rhoads, 1896 have been suppressed, while reticulata de Winton, 1899 has been conserved (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1971a, 1979b), even though australis is probably a junior synonym of giraffa, not a senior synonym of reticulata de Winton  
 

 

   

 
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