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Giraffa  Brisson, 1762
Taxonomic Serial No.: 898184

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Giraffa Brünnich, 1771
 
    Camelopardalis von Schreber, 1784
 
    Orasius Oken, 1816
 
    Trachelotherium Gistel, 1848
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, 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  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Giraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Giraffe, Northern Giraffe 
                                        Species Giraffa giraffa (von Schreber, 1784) – Southern Giraffe 
                                        Species Giraffa reticulata de Winton, 1899 – Reticulated Giraffe 
                                        Species Giraffa tippelskirchi Matschie, 1898 – Masai Giraffe 
       

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  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   
       
  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   
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Brisson (1762) is rejected for nomenclatural purposes (and see Hopwood, 1947) but Giraffa Brisson, 1762 has been conserved (Opinion 1894, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1998)  
 

 

   

 
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