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Hyaena  Brisson, 1762
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726243

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hyaena Brünnich, 1771
    Parahyaena Hendey, 1974
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCarnivora Bowdich, 1821 – cachorro do mato, carnívoro, gato do mato, lontra, carnivores, carnivores  
                                  SuborderFeliformia Kretzoi, 1945 – cat-like carnivores  
                                     FamilyHyaenidae Gray, 1821 – Hyenas  
                                        GenusHyaena Brisson, 1762  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Hyaena brunnea Thunberg, 1820 – Brown Hyena 
                                           Species Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758) – Striped Hyena 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  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   
  Reference for: Hyaena   

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  Comment: Comments: Revised by Pocock (1934c). Hyaena Brisson, 1762, is available (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1955b, 1998), even though the work Regnum Animale has been rejected. The relationship of H. hyaena and H. brunnea has been problematic. McKenna and Bell (1997) followed Galiano and Frailey (1977) and placed brunnea in Pachycrocuta. Werdelin and Solounias (1991) argued that brunnea should be placed in Parahyaena. Jenks and Werdelin (1998) placed brunnea back in Hyaena and used ...  



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